Physical activity, as defined by Ace Fitness, is “any movement that is carried out by the skeletal muscle that requires energy.”
Exercise, a type of physical activity, is more specific. It is planned, structured, repetitive, and intentional movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness.”
While exercise is an extremely important, it is not the only physical activity we require throughout the day. This article delves into why movement throughout the day is so important for our health.