Research indicates it is beneficial for our health to move for at least one or two minutes every hour or so. This does not have to be strenuous exercise. It could simply be pottering around. Any activity that gets the limbs moving is sufficient.
To improve health consider
- Make a habit of breaking up sedentary time. Initially this could be aided by setting an alert on a phone.
- Do some “micro-workouts” through your day. These are very short bursts of activity such as a few squats or press-ups.