Posts Tagged ‘NEAT’

Let’s Fidget!

April 27, 2015 — Would Let’s Fidget! have been a better idea than Let’s Move! for First Lady Michelle Obama’s signature obesity initiative? Maybe so, if you read between the lines of a rather thorough review of the evidence base for non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) in obesity. NEAT consists of fidgeting, walking, standing, and many other routine movements that don’t qualify […]

Your Chair Is Killing You!

September 28, 2014 — Opening the second day of YWM2014, James Levine declared, “Your chair is killing you.” He got our attention. He continued with an entertaining and highly understandable review of his research on non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT). We learned about his unplanned career as an underwear designer — to provide tools to track NEAT. And we learned about […]