To Reduce heart risk Sit less and move more

Living a less active life can be one that leads to the risk of heart disease and stroke- and suggests a study warns to “sit less and move more.”

The results showed that the sedentary lifestyle may be associated with a higher probability of risk, it would be: the development of diabetes, impaired insulin sensitivity (related to diabetes) and increased the overall risk of death for any reason.

Sedentary lifestyle include sitting, reclined, or laying down while awake. Not only that, but also read, watch TV or work on the computer.

These means ” inactive activities, energy expenditure is less than or equal to 1.5 metabolic equivalents [METs].

Make moderate to vigorous physical activity usually requires 3.0 or more MET and do chores or slow, leisurely walking uses about 2.5 MET

The researchers also said that to adapt to moderate physical activity not knock out the result of sedentary time. Even if physically active people spend much of their time being sedentary, it will be prone to the risk.

Director of Kaiser Permanente in California, US- Deborah Rohm Young, explains, “Regardless of the amount of physical activity someone gets, the prolonged sedentary lifestyle could adversely affect the health of your heart and blood vessels . ”

is not yet clear whether people should replace the prolonged easier movement or moderate physical activity to sedentary lifestyle very well.

Young elaborates, “We have no information about the amount of sedentary behavior is bad for health -. The best advice at the moment is” sit less and move more “

According with the American Heart Association 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise in a week is recommended to avoid various health risks.

Young said in the article published in the journal Circulation that, “No But instead of grouping all the exercise in one or two days, the aim is to promote more consistent activity. “


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