Move More, Sit Less – Live Better and Longer
It is the acknowledged fact that physical activity and vigorous exercise do reduce markers for deadly quartet: Heart Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Obesity.
Just recently I came across the title for an article that “Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests.” Let’s touch upon the points discussed in the article and reference it to the study that looked into this no-exercise issue.
But before we continue to flash out some of the talking points in the comments section, know that ===>
If you Do sit a lot during the day due to your work, what really works, and is proved, is short bursts of physical movement like 10 squats or quick walk around the block, or 10 Jumping Jacks, or simply doing some physical activity around the house.
Remember to do those breaks FREQUENTLY – I do them every 60-80 minutes, 1.5-hour on average. These short bursts of physical activity would do you a lot of good in How you feel all-day-long, your overall well-being down the road, and would increase productivity and work load flow significantly.
The only proof is in the pudding! ===> DO IT and Live More Vibrantly!
– Ulf Ekelund, Ph.D., senior investigator scientist, Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, U.K.
– David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, New Haven, Conn.
– Samantha Heller, M.S., R.D., senior clinical nutritionist, New York University Medical Center, New York City; Jan. 14, 2015, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition