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

Twice as many deaths are caused by physical inactivity compared to obesity, stunning study finds

Brisk walking for 20 minutes every day could reduce your risk of premature death by as much as 30 percent, concludes researchers from the University of Cambridge, after studying more than 300,000 European men and women. The 2015 study found that twice as many deaths could be attributed to the lack of physical exercise compared to obesity, suggesting … Continue reading Twice as many deaths are caused by physical inactivity compared to obesity, stunning study finds