Easy Ways To Move More

Arthritis Today|Winter 2019-2020

Easy Ways To Move More
Make all your daily movements count with these eight simple tricks.
Sharon Liao

There’s no question that physical activity is good for your joints and overall health, but Americans are more sedentary than ever. Adults sit an average of 6.4 hours a day, according to a 2019 study published in JAMA. That’s up 16% since 2001. One solution: Sneak in small doses of movement throughout the day. “You don’t need to carve out a lot of time to exercise,” says Corey Feger, a physical therapist in Louisville, Kentucky. “Doing a few minutes here and there adds up.” Use these little moves to make a big impact on your daily quota.


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Winter 2019-2020