Easy ways to exercise without even noticing

Easy ways to exercise without even noticing

The UK government recommends exercising at least 12 times a month. That averages out to three times a week. But a study published by the University of Bristol in 2013 found that a whopping 80% of us fail to meet this target!

It’s easy to understand why: work, kids, partners . . . not to mention finding time for yourself every now and then. It often feels as if there’s just not enough time in the day.

There are ways to get around this, however. Until you’ve got the time to make a bigger commitment to getting active, here are some easy ways to exercise without even noticing you’re doing it.

The best bit? Incorporating a few of these activities into your day will burn hundreds of extra calories – with hardly any effort.

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How dieting has changed: An interview with our founder, Jennifer Irvine

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Ask 10 different people what the word “dieting” means, and you’re bound to get 10 different answers.

The concept of dieting has changed over the years, but everyone wants the same thing in the end: to be happy in their own skin. We wanted to look beyond counting calories or popping diet pills and get to the root of living a healthy, balanced life.

And who better to start with than Jennifer Irvine, the founder of Balance Box?

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