Every Move You Make Counts!
According to one of my favorite organizations, the Blue Zones, research shows that the more we move, the less we sit, the longer we live. Check out this article on N.E.A.T (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.
10 ways you can try to boost your NEAT score:
1.Get a sit-to-stand desk, which can decrease blood pressure, back pain and blood sugar
2.Take a walk after each meal to lower blood sugars immediately following a meal
3.Walk to a coworker’s desk instead of emailing them
4.Don’t let family text each other from another room
5.Set your cell phone alarm for a 30-second stretch and five minutes of standing
6.Find friends who want to move with you more and make it a group effort
7.Move around while watching TV
8.Walk around the house while you talk on the phone
9.If you can walk there, do
10.If you can take the stairs, do 3