“Eat less, move more” is the most simplistic weight loss advice that virtually everyone has heard.  It sounds simple, it’s also very vague.  “Move more.”  How much more?  What type of movement?  Move more than what?  In this article, we will break down the recommendations summarized by the statement “move more” giving you a clearer picture of what that really is supposed to mean.

First, let’s start off with national recommendations for weight loss.  According to the National Institutes of Health, about 300 minutes per week of moderate-intensity ex