Get Off Your Posterior!

In the U.S. and the U.K. 70-95% of adults are inactive. Office workers should move around or stand for at least 4 hours during the workday for reductions in heart disease, diabetes and all-cause mortality risks. A Canadian study found significant reductions in risk for cardiovascular mortality in those who stood more than two hours…

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Any Movement is Good for You

Driving, desk jobs and TV has made us a nation of sitters. We've known that's unhealthy, but new research is showing that six hours of continuous sitting affects fitness levels negatively about the same as 1 hour of exercise affects them positively. However, if you move regularly throughout the day, even just shifting in your…

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The Power of Motion

What would happen if we started putting our bodies in motion each day? What would happen if we stopped sitting so much, depending on so many conveniences, and rather used our own bodies to complete our tasks? We often don’t realize the amazing power in moving our bodies! Regular movement provides the solution to many…

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Exercise is Medicine!

 Research shows exercise is useful in the treatment and prevention of more than 40 chronic diseases including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. This month the American College of Sports Medicine is again partnering with the "Exercise is Medicine" program to celebrate the benefits of physical activity so crucial to ensuring a healthy and productive lifestyle. The US Surgeon General's…

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