Most of us are familiar with the picture of sedentary living, but did you know it’s also possible to be actively sedentary? Actively sedentary is a new category of people who exercise for about an hour per day but are sedentary for the other 23 hours.
Mind-blowing, right? This means that someone who is meeting or even exceeding the American Heart Association’s physical activity guidelines for adults can still be sedentary.
Avoid becoming actively sedentary by adopting a movement-based lifestyle, in which movement is an integral part of your day to day activities. Small actions matter. Sit on the floor instead of the couch. Walk short intervals throughout your day, about 3–5 miles in total. Take your shoes off and let your feet experience some texture. Just keep yourself moving. The less your body stays in one position for a prolonged amount of time the better. Living this way is simple and requires no equipment, so there is no...
Have questions about your pelvic health but were afraid to ask? A shocking number of our clients never even knew there were solutions other than surgery or Depends for leaking.
The reality is this absolutely does not have to be a normal part of your life. It's often day to day habits (or lack of day to day habits) that lead to leaking in the first place! Gaining control can be easier than you think.
If you are tired of relying on passive solutions and are ready to take an active approach to optimize your pelvic health reach out to us. At ABC, we specialize in improving your pelvic health through a whole-body approach. Can you really afford to wait any longer?
Know the benefits of exercise but struggling to find the time in your day to be more active?
You aren't alone! This is one of the most common concerns we hear from new clients.
One of our first steps is to take a look at your day and determine where more movement or activity can be layered into the activities you are already doing.
In this video, we cover some of our most common suggestions for making your day movement-filled!
We hope you find some of the suggestions helpful. If you have any further questions or are looking for more suggestions check out our blog post on simple movement modifications or contact us at [email protected].