Risks for Working-out at Work and Home

Early research from Belgium is suggesting that people who perform many hours of physically demanding activities at work may not gain any benefit from additional leisure-time exercise. These hard workers might also be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. This study raises many questions about the complex interactions that take place between various types of physical activity and different lifestyles.

PositiveTip: Although physical activity is vital for good health, an overload of exercise may not be so good.