Based on research, physical activity recommendations include activity breaks from sitting (American Diabetic Association recommends breaks every 30 minutes for people with and without diabetes), and increasing movement throughout the day, in addition to regular exercise. However, for many it is hard to meet the physical activity recommendations, especially taking activity breaks or moving throughout the day, which often requires us to move in front of others outside the current norms. VMove helps create a move-friendly world and facilitates individual and group movement wherever you are and whenever you can
The American Diabetes Association's page for the National Get Fit Don't Sit Day page that "Research shows that changing our sedentary habits is one of the most effective ways to prevent type 2 diabetes."
Meeting recommended exercise goals, and moving throughout the day have independent benefits, and both are important for good health.
Low key but effective 3 minute resistance activity!
Follow this example alone or motivate your co-workers to stay active throughout the day. This low key light activity repeated half-hourly during the 8 hr workday was shown to reduce blood glucose and triglycerides among diabetics in a randomized clinical trial led by Dr. Dempsey.
VMove informs, inspires and facilitates moving in different settings and brings fun, play and creativity, helping to spread wellness.