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Sitting to death

Posted by Mark Croucher
on December 14, 2016
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spine-center-postureAre you sitting to death?

A recent systematic review in LANCET showed that high levels of moderate exercise can reduce the risk of increased DEATH that is associated with lots of daily sitting.  Study on more than 1 million men and women.  They found that about 60-75 min per day of exercise seemed to be enough.  However, this does not eliminate the increased risk associated with high TV-viewing time.

We all know the benefits of physical activity.

Less pain

More energy

Less fat

And…it will probably reduce your chances of dropping dead.

What are you waiting for? Get up and get moving!!

Does physical activity attenuate, or even eliminate, the detrimental association of sitting time with mortality? A harmonised meta-analysis of data from more than 1 million men and women.
Ekelund U, et al. Lancet. 2016.

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