Even Regular Exercise Isn’t Enough To Cancel Out Too Much Sitting

By Kathryn Doyle
(Reuters Health) – People who are too sedentary, even if they do exercise frequently, are more likely to develop heart disease, cancer and diabetes, a new report says.
It’s well known that too much sitting time is bad for our health. “What we didn’t know was whether the sitting time and health relationship was because people were also exercising poorly,” said senior author Dr. David Alter of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network and Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, in a phone interview.
It turns out, he and his colleagues say, that sedentary time and exercise time are two distinct factors when it comes to health outcomes.
“Another way of saying it is just because one does their 30 to 60 minutes of exercise per day doesn’t —> Read More Here


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