Sitting for an extended period of time can harm your body’s ability to perform basic functions. Physiatrist Dr. Alice Chen explains what it means to live a sedentary lifestyle.
Physical inactivity also costs the global economy about $67.5 billion a year.
A moderate amount of sitting, however, doesn't seem to have much of an effect.
India's increased obesity rate is linked to a rise in sedentary lifestyles and consumption of fast food.
By spending long hours at desks, your health often takes a backseat. Issues like anxiety, stress, and depression to become a commonplace in your daily routine.
Even if your job requires you to be in one place most of the day, there are things you can do to fight that sedentary lifestyle. Work some of these awesome calorie burners into your daily routine.
TV is literally rotting your brain.
How can we battle back against the sedentary lifestyle? Researchers are starting to look at effective ways to combat our modern lifestyle. While the solutions are simple, it might not be what you expect.
The sport for development sector is widening the reach of intentionally designed, organized physical activity programs for
The Takeaway The study joins a host of other research that supports an active lifestyle when it comes to mental health. Studies
Study subjects were divided into three groups: those who had a sedentary job (such as working in an office) and did not participant
We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen
Excessive sitting time reduces physical activity, promoting cardiovascular disease, and excessive sitting also disturbs sleep, which itself promotes cardiovascular disease. Therefore the detrimental effects of inactivity are compounded.
Clearly sedentary behavior has a deeper physiological impact on our bodies than we previously thought. There is a lot of value in activity beyond exercise.
After the brain imaging was over, both groups continued to receive daily health text messages about. But the affirmation