20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

It’s easy to fall into the habit of skipping exercise because you’re busy with work or chores. Yet according to a study, having a sedentary lifestyle for at least 20 years is linked to twice the risk of premature death, especially compared to those who exercise regularly. Results from the Trøndelag Health Study (the HUNT study) was … Continue reading 20-year sedentary lifestyle linked to TWICE the risk of premature DEATH: Being physically active is key to a longer life

If you have an 8-hour desk job, exercise for 30 minutes daily to significantly improve your health

Research warns that a sedentary lifestyle coupled with a desk job can negatively affect your health and can even lead to an early death. Fortunately, a study conducted by researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center says that staying active even if you sit most of the day can lower your risk of health problems. Findings suggest that 30 minutes of … Continue reading If you have an 8-hour desk job, exercise for 30 minutes daily to significantly improve your health

Inactivity doubles your risk of blood clots: New study says sitting around, like when watching TV, raises risk even in those who exercise

Aside from making you unproductive, it looks like being a couch potato can also increase your risk of getting a deadly blood clot. While this is a risk TV junkies willingly take by being inactive for long periods, even people who regularly exercise can get blood clots while watching television. According to a study, people who … Continue reading Inactivity doubles your risk of blood clots: New study says sitting around, like when watching TV, raises risk even in those who exercise