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  • Lisa Kelly

Move More, Sit Less

What if I told you that the key to a healthier, more active lifestyle doesn't necessarily lie in carving out an hour for the gym?

Welcome to the revolution of daily movement – a game-changer for those who grapple with the notorious lack-of-time excuse (yup, you over there!).

Here’s what I want you to try:


1. Rethinking Exercise

It's time to redefine what "exercise" means. Daily movement isn't about squeezing in a strenuous workout between meetings; it's about incorporating activity seamlessly into your day. It's a shift in perspective – viewing movement not as a chore but as a series of opportunities to enhance your well-being.


2. Deskercise Delight:

Let's start with the workplace – the notorious throne of sedentary habits. Deskercises, or desk exercises, are your secret weapon. From seated leg lifts to discreet chair squats, there's a plethora of movements that can be effortlessly integrated into your work routine, keeping your muscles engaged and your energy levels up.


3. Stairway to Health:

Elevate your fitness, literally. Take the stairs whenever possible. Whether at work or home, bypass the elevator and turn the stairs into your mini workout arena. It's a simple yet effective way to sneak in some cardiovascular exercise amidst the daily grind.


4. Walk and Talk:

Transform your phone calls into mobile meetings. If your schedule allows, take your phone calls on the move. Whether you're pacing around the office or strolling outdoors, this is an excellent way to inject more steps into your day while getting the job done.


5. Lunchtime Moves:

Make the most of your lunch break. Instead of sitting at your desk, use this time to stretch your legs. Whether it's a brisk walk around the block, a yoga session in a nearby park, or even some bodyweight exercises, let your lunch break be a catalyst for daily movement.


6. Fitness Apps for the Win:

In the digital age, there's an app for everything, including squeezing in quick workouts. Explore fitness apps that offer short, targeted routines you can do anywhere. From five-minute abs to ten-minute yoga sessions, these apps are designed for those who embrace the mantra of "every little bit counts."(Ahem, cough, ahem…I do have an app for that!)


By incorporating these small but impactful changes into your routine, you'll discover that the lack of time is no longer a formidable barrier. The path to well-being is paved with every step, every stretch, and every mindful movement throughout your day.

So, let's move more, sit less, and embrace the transformative power of daily motion. Your body will thank you for it!


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