Following on from my previous blog post on non-exercise movement, I decided to look at ways to add some movement into your life. Some are simple and easy to add into your routines, others are a little harder and will require more effort. They will all help you though. Movement is life, without it we do not function well. I hope you try some of these suggestions and get your body functioning well. If you have not read the previous post, please read it here. Continue reading to learn how you can add extra movement into your day.
Our bodies are designed to move. Unfortunately, our lifestyles have become more and more sedentary and this is not good for us. We all know that exercise is important and hopefully you are all doing some sort of exercise regularly. However, it has been shown that even if you exercise 3-4 times a week, it still may not be enough to counteract the negative effects of having a predominantly sedentary lifestyle. One way around this is what is called, non-exercise movement. It may also be a way to help lose weight. Keep reading to find out what non-exercise movement is and why it is important.
We are bombarded these days with information on how our sedentary lifestyles are bad for our health. We are told that we need to move regularly in order to break up the amount of time we spend sitting at our desk, in the car or on the couch. A recent study in American Journal of Preventative medicine has suggested that fidgeting could decrease the risk of mortality in those who sit all day. I am a fidgeter from way back so this comes as good news for me. Continue reading to see what they found.
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