Activate These 6 Tips To Kick a Sedentary Lifestyle

5. Stretch

The simple act of standing up occasionally and stretching can have benefits to help counteract your sitting disease. WebMD advocates something called NEAT, which is an acronym for non-exercise activity thermogenesis – and it includes stretching, turning, and bending.

The source recommends to aim for 10-minutes of NEAT per hour as a way to start moving towards bigger exercise goals. It says it you practice NEAT 5 or 6-times a day to stretch out all your cramped muscles, “you’ll start to notice a difference.”


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