Want to live a long and healthy life? Recent research indicates that one of your best strategies be to simply move more, i.e., get out of your chair and off the couch!
On Monday, the Annals of Internal Medicine released a new report on the physical harm of too much sitting, especially for the age 45 and older population. I can hear the groans... just when you thought you were doing great with your exercise routine, it appears that "just" exercising isn't enough. (For the consumer version of the research, check you the Science Daily.)
Significant study observations:
So now that you're pumped about increasing your daily activity, here's a few of the ideas from Mind-Body-Green about ways to make it happen without looking and feeling like a Jack-in-a-box.