Why walking meetings are a better alternative to sitting

A study published in the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s recently highlighted some of the opportunities that exist for workers with largely desk-bound jobs to increase physical activity while at work.

The study titled “Opportunities for Increased Physical Activity in the Workplace: the Walking Meeting” prescribes walking meetings as an easy activity to implement and a more feasible form of excise during working hours.

Biokineticist Habib Noorbhai says sitting is in fact as bad as cigarette smoking and that people should always be active and learn healthy habits.

As thousands of years have evolved and as we have evolved as humans, we have been built to stand and to lie down. We haven’t been built to sit.

Biokineticist, Habib Noorbhai

The moment we start movement there are a lot of processes that take place, whether it physiological, whether it’s the brain activity… and in a nutshell life through movement itself is really key and its really important.

Biokineticist, Habib Noorbhai

This article first appeared on 702 : Why walking meetings are a better alternative to sitting


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