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Participants Motivated to Sit Less, Move More, by Pedometer Program

Pedometer

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  • Researchers found wearing a pedometer daily for 12 weeks led to a significant decrease in sitting time, and a significant increase in physical activity
  • The more time you spend sitting, the greater your risk of heart disease, diabetes and other chronic disease becomes
  • Core-muscle exercises such as those taught in Foundation Training can also help you buffer the effects of prolonged sitting
  • Simple tech gadgets like pedometers and heart rate monitors can help you to take control of your health

By Dr. Mercola

Oftentimes, the simplest interventions are the best ones for improving your health, and such appears to be the case with the use of a pedometer – a small gadget you can buy for under $30.


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