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2012-07-19 23:02:57

For those who have jobs involving a lot of sitting, simple movements such as standing up and moving around during breaks may not only help with weight loss, it just might help them live longer, too. LAP-BAND VIP surgeon Dr. Shahram Salimitari discusses new study findings. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Generally, people who work a typical nine to five job spend nearly all of those hours seated, an estimate that doesn´t take into account any additional time spent sitting during...

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2012-07-10 12:05:02

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study to be published in the online journal BMJ Open, sitting down for more than three hours a day can reduce a person´s life expectancy by two years, even if they are otherwise physically active and refrain from dangerous sedentary habits. Watching TV for more than two hours a day can exacerbate that problem, decreasing life expectancy by another 1.4 years, said the report which analyzed five underlying studies of...

2012-06-21 13:38:11

Kids are more active if their TV time is restricted or they are involved in school sports clubs, among other associations, according to a study published June 20 in the open access journal PLoS ONE. The authors, led by Mark Pearce of Newcastle University, reveal that children are not spending enough time being active and that girls are already becoming more sedentary than boys by the age of eight. Using information from the Gateshead Millennium Study, which collected data from over...

Social Networks Affect A Child's Physical Activity
2012-05-29 04:31:47

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A study by a team of researchers at Vanderbilt School of Medicine recently found that children who have active peers engage in more physical activity themselves. This idea of peer pressure affecting the exercise of children, influencing healthy habits, and rates of reducing obesity is published in the journal Pediatrics. Sabina Gesell, a research assistant professor in pediatrics at Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and fellow researchers examined groups of...

Possible Health Consequences Resulting From Long Commutes
2012-05-09 06:44:09

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com A new report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine states that, as people move farther away from urban centers and commute longer distances via car, it can have greater health risks. In general, sedentary activity is known to have impacts on cardiovascular and metabolic health. As such, the new study finds that commuting longer distances can increase weight, decrease cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), among other health issues. In the experiment,...

2012-05-08 09:52:07

New findings reported in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine As populations move even further away from urban centers, more people spend longer hours behind the wheel on their way to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood. A new study has found that greater commuting distances are associated with decreased cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), increased...

2012-05-08 05:24:20

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — People are spending longer hours behind the wheel to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood. A new study has found that greater commuting distances are associated with decreased cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), increased weight, and other indicators of metabolic risk. "This study yields new information about biological outcomes...

2012-04-02 23:02:21

Lady of America recommends non-weight bearing physical activity for mature women. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 One of the most important things women can do for their health at any age is exercise. Regular exercise over long periods of time can produce long-term health benefits. Lady of America wants to make sure women avoid living a sedentary lifestyle by understanding the how the body benefits from exercise and provides tips on how women can make their exercise regimen more...

2012-03-14 13:47:25

American Heart Association meeting report Watching too much TV can worsen your genetic tendency towards obesity, but you can cut the effect in half by walking briskly for an hour a day, researchers report at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2012 Scientific Sessions. "While previous studies have looked at how physical activity affects genetic predispositions, this is the first study that directly looked at the effect...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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