7 Things That Increase Your Chances of Getting Diabetes

How to get moving

Fit women doing exercises stretching hamstrings lifting legs

Follow these tips to maintain an active lifestyle. | iStock.com/undrey

While watching television for hours is a habit you should certainly learn to limit, incorporating more movement into your life doesn’t have to be a chore. If you work at a desk job, see if there’s a standing desk available. Rich Gaspari, a personal trainer, tells Everyday Health standing during the day can increase leg strength and endurance, and it’s one of the easiest ways to get healthier quickly. The story says some experts believe we burn about 50% more calories just by standing.

Other everyday activities like walking your dog or cleaning your house are also ways to get moving without thinking about it.

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