Today is Walk to Work Day! Celebrated mainly in Australia, it was a day set aside to encourage folks to get a bit more exercise. Studies show that those that walk to work are much healthier! Here at Daily Holiday Blog, we are celebrating by showing you 9 awesome handmade bags and totes that you can find by the artists at Etsy! Because you need a cool bag to walk to work with, right?
Now some of you just might be saying that walking to work is impossible! But there are ways to get in a bit more exercise in the workday just the same.
Too far to walk? If you use public transportation, get off the bus, train, or subway a few stops earlier and walk the rest of the way. Driving? Park your car a few blocks away and walk it!
Navy Poppies Market Tote by Chella Bella Designs
Lunchtime Walks- Take a walk around the block during your lunch hour. You would be surprised at how refreshing that can be!
Leather Bow Handbag by Stacy Leigh
Here’s an easy one! Use the stairs instead of the elevator!
Absinthe Mermaid Tote Bag by Haut Totes
Remember, if you sit at work a lot, it is good to get up and walk around at least once every half hour. It gives you better circulation! Go visit your co-worker, rather than emailing them!
Diaper Clutch and Changing Mat Set by Bag Envy
Did you know? The United States walks the least of any industrialized nation.
Linen Laptop Sleeve by Sandra St. Ju Knitting
On average, a person would need to walk seven hours to burn off a Super-Sized Coke, fries, and a Big Mac!
Happy Bee Personalized Back Pack by Hi Ducky
A 20-minute walk, or about 2,000 steps, equals approximately a mile.
Cow Lovers Leather Purse by Rhythm Fashion
Walking briskly for one mile in 15 minutes burns approximately the same amount of calories as does jogging an equal distance in 8.5 minutes.
Fold Up Linen Shopping Bag by Colette Color
Did you know? In 1970, 66% of children walked to school. Today, only 13% walk.i
Nom Nom Lunch Bag by Snowdon
See something cool you’d like to have? Or maybe an awesome gift or two? Be sure to swing by some of these great shops at Etsy! Handmade gifts are special!
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