Quantcast

Latest Sedentary lifestyle Stories

2013-04-23 14:28:52

Researchers have discovered that participation in physical activity of at least moderate intensity is more critical to childhood cardiometabolic health than overall sedentary time. However, when evaluating the risk of cardiovascular disease, screen time appears to be worse than overall sedentary time. As members of TEAM PRODIGY, an inter-university research team that includes researchers from the University of Ottawa, University of Montreal, McGill University, and Laval University,...

2013-04-18 21:20:50

Adding social gaming elements to a behavior tracking program led people to exercise more frequently and helped them decrease their body-mass index, according to new research from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the USC School of Social Work and the University at Buffalo, SUNY. The project was funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Pioneer Portfolio through its national program, Health Games Research. The results suggests that...

2013-03-27 23:00:36

For the fourth consecutive year, representatives from Everlast Climbing traveled to Capitol Hill to participate in the annual National Health Through Fitness Day to urge Congress to pass key legislation which will help our country overcome the obesity epidemic and sedentary lifestyles. Other attendees included celebrity athletes, as well as sporting goods and fitness manufacturers, physical educators and association leaders. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 PlayCore and Everlast...

2013-02-28 14:06:19

New research led at the University of Leicester reveals that individuals at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes would benefit from being told to sit less and move around more often- rather than simply exercising regularly. The experts suggest that reducing sitting time by 90 minutes in total per day could lead to important health benefits. Currently, at risk patients are advised to engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) for at least 150 mins per week. But the new study...

2013-02-23 23:00:26

The Great American Fitness Adventure worksite wellness challenge just got easier to implement with the release of new iPhone and Android mobile apps. Midland, MI (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 The Health Enhancement Systems release of Great American Fitness Adventure mobile apps is the first in an upcoming series designed to complement their online worksite wellness challenges. The new apps bring convenience for users so they can log fitness activity and view their progress from anywhere....

Low Intensity Exercise Better For The Body Than High Intensity Workouts
2013-02-15 15:59:58

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research published in the journal PLoS ONE says low intensity exercises may be more beneficial to you than those short, intense workouts. Researchers found, after studying 18 normal-weight 19- to 24-year-old participants, that long periods of low intensity exercise may help to improve insulin and lipid levels more than those short bursts of intense activity exercises. These longer exercises can include standing and walking...

Sedentary Lifestyle As Teen Linked To Mid-Life Metabolic Syndrome
2013-01-31 08:17:11

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from researchers from UmeÃ¥ University in Sweden found that 16-year-olds who watch television on a regular basis and live a sedentary lifestyle have an increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome in their 40s. In particular, the team of investigators found that a lack of exercise along with TV watching at age 16 resulted in a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome by 43 years old. Metabolic...

2013-01-08 05:04:19

Guidance for the 50+ fitness newcomer or returning exerciser Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 It's the time of year when millions of people resolve to get off the couch and into the gym. While advice on how to become active floats around the airwaves or appears in print, it's mostly aimed at a general audience. For older adults, these tips range from the helpful to the downright dangerous. To help combat this misinformation The International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), an...

Key To Child Fitness Is Intensity, Not Duration
2012-11-10 10:00:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Children may need less than 10 minutes of taxing exercise per day to stay fit and healthy, but many of them aren't even getting that, a team of researchers from across Canada claim in a new study. According to a statement, Richard Lewanczuk of the University of Alberta, Jonathan McGavock of the Manitoba Institute of Child Health, and colleagues recruited a total of more than 600 youngsters between the ages of 9 and 17....


Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
Related