Move Daily! Aim to get up and move every 20 minutes from sitting.
Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines:The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists recommend that for optimal health children and youth aged 5-17 years should minimize time that is spent sedentary each day. Recreational screen time should be limited to no more than 2 hours per day. Extended sitting time and time spent indoors throughout the day should be kept to a minimum. The message of limiting sedentary activity throughout the day can be extended to adults as well.
Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines:The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists recommend that those between the ages of 18-64 get 150 minutes per week of moderate to vigorous exercise such as biking, running or swimming. Activity can be scheduled in 10 minute intervals or more. Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.
Accessed June 26, 2014.