Physical fitness could protect against too much sedentary time

Relax news, via CTV News
May 28, 2018
By Relax news, via CTV News
Physical fitness could protect against too much sedentary time
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Results from a UK study have added to the growing body of research that an active lifestyle can help offset the negative health effects of too much time spent sitting, suggesting that those who are fitter and stronger are less likely to be impacted by sedentary time.

The team found that both types of screen time – leisure time spent watching a television or time in front of a computer screen – were significantly associated with all health outcomes, with higher levels of screen time associated with a higher risk of all-cause mortality, cancer, and CVD. | READ THE FULL STORY

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