Physical fitness could protect against too much sedentary time

Relaxnews via CTV News
May 28, 2018
Written by Relaxnews via CTV News
Physical fitness could protect against too much sedentary time
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Results from a UK study have added to the growing body of research that an active lifestyle can help offset the negative health effects of too much time spent sitting, suggesting that those who are fitter and stronger are less likely to be impacted by sedentary time.

Carried out by researchers at Glasgow University, the study analyzed data on 391,089 participants taken from the UK Biobank, a large, long-term study that includes data on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer incidence, along with television viewing, computer screen time, grip strength, fitness and physical activity. | READ THE FULL STORY

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