Beyond cardio and resistance training: The three pillars of physical fitness most people ignore

National Post | Life

I’m a big supporter of anything that motivates people to exercise and improve their health. Whether or not you fully subscribe to the notion of making New Year’s resolutions, most people re-evaluate their fitness goals and habits at this time of year and make some important decisions.

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Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
A growing number of Americans are standing, walking and even cycling their way through the workday at treadmill desks, standup desks or other moving workstations. Others are forgoing chairs in favour of giant exercise balls to stay fit.

Walking on a treadmill while making phone calls and sorting through emails means “being productive on two fronts,” said Andrew Lockerbie, senior vice-president of benefits at Brown & Brown, a global insurance consulting firm.

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