RULE: Add Movement to Your Day

Add movement to your day.

Stand up sit down, stand up sit down. Repeat. (10 to 20 times)

Who cares if your co-workers or classmates think you’ve gone batty!

Take a lap around your office, pretend you are on your way to an important meeting.

Do bicep curls with your water bottle.  Do calf pumps or leg lifts at your desk.

Dance with your children daily or chase them around the play ground and house!

Just move it people!

Studies show that the people who move more during the day, even if it’s not formal exercise, burn way more calories, and are ultimately much leaner!

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Bike to work. Walk on your lunch break. Park farther away. Walk the dog 3 x day instead of just once. Take the stairs.

Just MOVE IT!

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Madeleine Vanstory attended Duke University and began her post-graduate journey at The Elaine Clark Center working with special needs children. She went on to work as a Clinical Research Scientist running clinical trials for the CDC and developing medical devices for Welsh Allen, Abbot Labs, Roche and Johnson & Jonhson Her work included non-invansive cervical cancer detection, continuous diabetic glucose monitoring, non-harmful infant bilirubin level detection and studying Vitamin C's anti-aging effects on the skin. Madeleine attended Medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro NC. Dr. Madeleine Vanstory is a board certified Family Physician who has practiced all over the world. She has lead medical missions in Kenya and Honduras. She has participated with Operation Smile in Russia, she has patients in North Carolina, Maine, Oregon and New Zealand. Dr. Vanstory has worked the medical tents in the Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC and at the Kona Ironman World Championships. And Dr. Vanstory has marched with the Surgeon General promoting "Exercise is Medicine" at the World Congress Sports Medicine Conference. Disillusioned by the current health care system and armed with the realization that culture, nutrition and emotional well-being have a profound impact on health, Dr. Vanstory now motivates clients and patients to discover the healthiest versions of themselves through humor, counseling in her "Upgrade Your Health" Wellness Program.

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