Category: Take a Break for Fitness

  • Taking a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes

    Taking a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes

    Today I will take a 2-minute fitness break every 30 minutes.

  • Match ways to include more activity through-out the day

    Match ways to include more activity through-out the day

    Choose the correct answer  Humans are built to stand upright. False  True Active muscles release chemicals that can _____ Increase your bad cholesterol and reduce your insulin levels Reduce bad cholesterol and burn blood glucose Increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease Why should you take fitness breaks throughout the day? To improve glycemic control […]

  • Take a Fitness Break

    Take a Fitness Break

    Take a Fitness Break On average, adults spend more than half of their day sitting. Humans are built to stand upright. Your heart, cardiovascular system, and bowels work more effectively that way.  Taking a 2 minutes fitness break every 20-30 minutes can improve glycemic control and help you prevent or delay diabetes type 2.

  • The Link Between Sitting Still and Type 2 Diabetes

    The Link Between Sitting Still and Type 2 Diabetes

    Why should I take a Fitness Break? Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including a 112% increase in your risk of type 2 diabetes and a 147% increase in heart disease risk. Sitting for long periods of time burns fewer calories and can lead to weight […]