Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenisis (NEAT) - what is it?
Updated: Mar 1, 2022
Non-exercise activity thermogenisis is the energy expended during everything we do that is not sleeping, eating or sports like exercise.
6 Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis Benefits
NEAT is easy to do and can provide many benefits
Increase in total energy expenditure
Improved insulin sensitivity
Decreased risk of developing metabolic syndrome
Prevention of cardiovascular disease
Reduction in mortality in general
These potential health effects sound promising.
How to include NEAT into your daily life
Activity thermogenis without exercise is often everyday activities that we do not realise we are doing:
Rocking the foot
Dancing in the kitchen
So what are you waiting for, get moving each and everyday