The Easiest Kind Of Exercise To Fit In Your Day

Stretching or using a standing desk—or both!—is a great way to work more light exercise into your day.

Did you start the new year with aspirations of a regular exercise routine? Maybe you vowed this would be the year you run a half-marathon, or started a month-long Pilates challenge. Now life is in the way, as tends to happen, and you see your resolution starting to slip away.

Turns out you can still achieve that goal if you rethink how intense that exercise needs to be. And experts encourage you to rethink it, because an exercise intensity we don’t get enough of—and one that contributes greatly to health—is light physical activity. Movement that doesn’t make you sweat or have you trying to catch your breath, but does get you away from your desk or off the couch.

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