That walk to the bus stop, taking the stairs instead of the lift, using a manual lawnmower to cut the grass — how much benefit can we get from incidental exercise?
- Researchers at Curtin University are investigating the benefits of vigorous, intermittent lifestyle activity
- Most people don’t do the recommended daily amount of physical activity
- It’s hoped that the study will reveal how people can incorporate exercise into daily life
While it’s generally well known that regular physical activity is good for us, it’s also the reality that most people don’t get enough exercise.
Professor Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, co-founder of the Physical Activity and Well-Being Research Group at Curtin University, said that was understandable —…