Move More Initiative

Move More with Lifestyle Activity

  1. Today’s teens are often just as sedentary as 60 year olds.

  2. Increased lifestyle activity can reduce chronic pain.

  3. On average, dog owners walk 22 minutes more per day.

  4. Activity in the late afternoon boosts energy by 20% for the “second shift”.

 

Lifestyle activity is referred to as NEAT or non-exercise activity thermogenesis. Big words that mean physical actions resulting from daily living. Taking the dog for a walk, carrying your basket of groceries, parking farther from the entrance at work, taking the stairs, vacuuming, and gardening — are all examples of NEAT or Lifestyle Activity.

“Move to live and live to move.” Toni Sorenson

Making a choice to move more by increasing your lifestyle or NEAT activity is a conscious choice that has helped many people improve their health, increase their energy, maintain or lose weight, and sleep better.

 

With the Move More Exhibit & Challenge you will learn:

  • Active mornings wake you up

  • Midday activity improves your stamina

  • How to find your “second shift” energy boost in the late afternoon

  • How you can incorporate lifestyle activity into your evenings

“Increasing lifestyle activity is as simple as moving more” Anonymous

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Learn

1. Click here to access and print the "Passport" as a guide to your Virtual Exhibit.

 

2. Click here for the Move More Virtual Exhibit and learn why and how to increase your lifestyle and NEAT physical activity.

Take Action

1. Click here to access and print the 4-week Move More Challenge.

 

2. Record the days you incorporated lifestyle activity throughout the day on the Move More Challenge Sheet 

Access Support

1. Click here to view articles, videos, tools, and inspiration to succeed in the Move More Challenge.

 

2. Access these support resources on the employee well-being portal.

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