The health hazards of sitting
We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe. Download a pdf poster of this graphic. Itching to move? Here are some ways to workout at work and eat the right stuff.
LOOK: The Unexpected Benefits Of Getting Fit
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7 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Exercise
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New study from Harvard School of Public Health exploring 3 generations of the health benefits of exercise. One finding: "... adults over 40 who walked briskly for 75 minutes each week — roughly 11 minutes a day —lived 1.8 years longer than those who didn’t exercise at all. Those who got the federally recommended minimum of 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week — 30 minutes every five days or 22 minutes every seven days — gained 3.4 years." Get moving!
Great article: Exercise as Potent Medicine: Exercise can be as effective as many frequently prescribed drugs in treating some of the leading causes of death, according to a new report. The study raises important questions about whether our health care system focuses too much on medications and too little on activity to combat physical ailments. By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS via NYT
The jaw-dropping benefits of cross-country skiing
There's one winter sport that, recent research suggests, actually offers unique advantages compared to running or cycling in snow. Why not make for the cross-country ski trails?
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Boost your emotional well being in 7 minutes
This simple scientifically researched exercise will boost your physical and emotional well being in 7 minutes. Discover it now.