(Mirror Daily, United States) Specialists have always advised people to do regular exercise, as it is a both a pleasant activity and a healthy one. Just sitting around doing nothing all day may actually turn quite harmful, as doctors say it increases the risk of heart diseases.
Sedentary activities such as watching television, reading or spending time on the computer can suddenly turn less attractive and entertaining than before if you take into consideration how threatening they are to tour health. They keep you from moving your body at leisure, which helps the blood flow.
Doctors say that there are considerably diminished risks of heart diseases with active people. Nevertheless, if they take up sedentary activities, they expose themselves to these risks. A new research investigated this matter, and the lead researcher was Deborah Rohm Young. She said in a statement:
“Regardless of how much physical activity someone gets, prolonged sedentary time could negatively impact the health of your heart and blood vessels.”
The conclusion is that you shouldn’t let your body fall into the habit of sitting. Resting times are important too, but they shouldn’t be the main occupation in your life or spare time. The study found that the majority of American adults lack physical activity for 6 to 8 hours a day. On the other hand, older people aged more than 60, are sedentary for more than 8 hours.
Experts advise that exercising 30 minutes a day, or even less, saves you from a lot of medical problems, including heart diseases. They also say that you shouldn’t see exercising 30 minutes a day as a difficult, challenging task as it can be accomplished quite easy, by turning a leisure walk into a more rapid one. There is no need for running or paying a subscription to the gym.
Dr. Young and her team advise people to be more active, and also found a nice slogan: `Sit less, move more.’
Truth be told, exercising can never have adverse effects on your health. Scientists admit that they didn’t find a direct link between the lack of exercising and the damaging of the human organism, but they intend to find more on the matter. However, their suggesting holds valid still, and each and every one of us should have it present.
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