Cardiologists Warn: Exercising Won’t Help for Excessive Sitting
Dr. Barbara George, director of the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y., said: “All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day, in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis, is necessary to lower one’s risk of heart disease and other causes of mortality.”
According to the American Heart Association, the new statement gives growing evidence that exercise isn’t enough to eliminate the unhealthy effects of sitting.
Also, heart experts warn that excessive sitting affects more than just heart disease risk – it may also be connected to the increased risk of diabetes, impaired insulin sensitivity, and the higher risk of death from any cause.
More details here.
A new study, conducted by the scientists from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, finds that light and moderate physical activity, for example walking and swimming, may help reduce the stroke severity. The study included approximately data from 1,000 individuals...
According to the latest study, published in the European Journal of Public Health, regular use of probiotics may cut the necessity for antibiotics and help decrease the rise of antibiotic resistance. Having performed the analysis of the data, collected from recent...
It is very entertaining to be a sport fan. There is a big variety of sport games that are extremely interesting to follow. Moreover, it is always fun to anticipate the score and watch the enthusiasm live. One of the benefits of being sports fan is using different...read more
A new study of nearly 18,000 participants found that those with high fitness at middle age were significantly less likely to die from heart disease in later life, even if they were diagnosed with depression. Doctor's Tips: How to Stay Fit While Treating Depression Dr....read more
The warm ups are supposed to increase body temperature and blood flow so the muscles and surrounding joints become more responsive and prepared for physical activity. Although there’s a neurological element to warm-ups, most research focuses on the physiological...read more