Track your Activity
If you wear a fitness wearable, active minutes are usually measured when you have spent at least ten minutes in an activity that burns three times as many calories as you do when you are at rest.
Health organizations recommend that adults do:
To help reduce the detrimental effects of high levels of sedentary behavior on health, all adults should also aim to do more than the recommended physical activity levels.
A long-term study of 10,000 men showcased that those who climbed 20 to 34 floors of stairs per week, which adds up to 3 to 5 floors per day, had reduced their risk of a stroke by 29 percent.
Start tracking how many floors you climb today to see how your number could be impacting your overall health.
Benefits of stair climbing: