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8 Ways to Stay Active All Day - Fitness Center - Everyday Health

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8 Ways to Stay Active All Day - Fitness Center - Everyday Health
Staying constantly active has been shown to less cancer risk and help dieters maintain slim figures for the long term.

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  • Walk more: it's one of the easiest, most convenient activities you can do.
  • Stand up at work: Work is a place where many of us are sedentary for hours.
  • Fidget while you work: replace your chair with an exercise ball or take a break every couple of hours.
  • Get a dog: it will give you another reason to get out and get active.
  • Clean the house: it can incorporate a variety of muscle groups without you even realizing it.
  • Cook at home:  it burns more calories and usually causes you to consume fewer calories.
  • Trade drinking for dancing.
  • Sneak in exercise during TV time.

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Schedule “movement breaks” 

Set a timer once an hour to remind you to move. Get up and move your body, walk up and down the stairs, or take a brisk loop around the block.

The movement needs to be reasonably active and needs to get you out of breath. Afterward, you will feel more productive.

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