Movement has been part of human day-to-day life since the beginning. Hunting and gathering came before agriculture; working in fields, building roads, hauling water, and laundering clothes came before modern plumbing and the engine. Until the mid-twentieth century, dancing was part of religious and community celebrations. No one needed to exercise.

Our lifestyles are different today and our health shows it. We’ve created a world of convenience, where food is inexpensive and always available. We don’t have to walk but a few steps to get to the store or work, and our opportunities to burn the calories we consume are very limited, especially if you do not like going to the gym.

Sitting is the new smoking – it’s that detrimental to our health. Fortunately, with a few modifications, we can see benefits.

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