Just Minutes Of Physical Activity Count Towards Better Health

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Now, you might not be able to use that excuse.

But, new research has shown that all movement, even just a few minutes of physical activity several times a day, can make a difference.

Glenda Wells-Evans of Aurora tries to walk every morning.

Huebschmann researches methods to get people more active.

Right now, she is studying 50 people with Type 2 diabetes.

This year’s Physical Activity Guidelines for Adult Americans call for at least 150 minutes of aerobic activity a week.

“Just small steps, doing a few minutes at a time, counts just as much as doing 10 minutes or a half hour at a time,” said Huebschmann.

Glenda has lost 15 pounds.

Huebschmann shared some tips to make 2019 exercise goals achievable.

Do what you enjoy Take small steps Use a tracker to set and achieve goals Do activities with others (social support helps with motivation) Kathy Walsh is CBS4’s Weekend Anchor and Health Specialist.

Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: denver.cbslocal.com

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