Week in Words: Erin McKean

Posted on March 18th, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Moving Expenditures: NEAT, All the movements a person does during the day – from getting up to close the garage to rocking in a chair – are nonscheduled physical activities that can make a big difference in terms of daily calorie expenditure by causing a person’s metabolism to increase, says Gabriel Koepp, a program manager of the Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

 

Wall Street Journal

Tags: calorie, Gabriel Koepp, Mayo Clinic Rochester, metabolism, NEAT, Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, physical activity, Wall Street Journal, Wellness

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