I’ve talked before about increasing a persons “Background Activity” (click here, and here) to help improve their health and weight. And it looks like New York city has the same idea! Click here for a BBC documentary about how architects in New York are trying to make it harder for people to get about in order to give people more exercise.
A couple of weeks ago I explained how many people go to the gym, but don’t get the improvements in their weight/health that they want (click here for the article). And guess what? The government has just agreed with me! Click here to read about the report explaining how back in the sixties, we:
As I have said before (click here), to change ourselves physically, we have to change our behaviour and habits. To change anything successfully, we need to know the starting point. A simple but effective way to find out a persons current activity levels is to look at their Peak Activity and Background Activity. So what the hell are they?