Between chauffeuring, working, and vegging out on the couch, we sure spend a lot of time sitting down which robs us of up to 1,500 extra calories we each could burn daily if we incorporated more basic movement into our lives, says James A. Levine, M.D., author of the new book Move a Little, Lose a Lot. That basic movement causes non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT), leading you to burn calories simply by going about your daily routine. And once you revamp that routine to maximize your NEAT movement, you'll notice increased energy, improved mood, and a weight loss of up to two pounds a week! Here's how to neatly work more NEAT into a five-day schedule:
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