Exercise...the new snack!
Does the idea of a 30 minute workout sound overwhelming?
Consider breaking it up into bite size pieces and snack on exercise throughout the day! Research shows that you can see functional performance improvements by purposefully climbing a few flights of stairs three times a day. This type of exercise does not result in the same results that a more vigorous 30-minute session, but it’s a great place to start.
Exercise snacking can help you improve your ability to perform daily functional movements as well as metabolic function. This study involved a more vigorous exercise snack about 30 minutes before meals and showed improvement in regulating blood sugar.
Short exercise bites will help build your confidence for longer sessions in the future while getting short-term benefits. When you think about your typical day, when and where can you snack on exercise?