1% Better Each Day

Moving more is something that I’ve been working on for quite awhile. Some days when I’m home all day homeschooling my kiddos, I set a 30 minute timer so that it reminds me to at least get up and walk in place for 5 minutes, change laundry, or do a quick chore. What are other ways we can encourage more movement in our day?

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sitting-down-all-day-at-work-is-killing-us-why-you-should-use-a-sit-to-stand-desk-tableRight now you are probably sitting down reading this blog post. How long have you been sitting there? If it has been over 30 minutes since you last moved around, then get ready to get up and begin a healthier new habit.

Today’s guest post includes three easy ways to counteract the frightening and unhealthy side effects that stem from sitting at your desk all day.  Sitting down and slumped over a screen has become an important lifestyle risk factor linked to cancer, heart disease and diabetes and it is estimated that around 9% of premature deaths have been linked to sitting all day.  That’s about five million people a year. Want to learn more about why you need to get up and move?Watch this TedEx original here.

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I asked Alex Guillien, the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach/Instructor at Dakota State University for his best exercises…

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