Healthy Tips

A growing body of evidence suggests that spending too many hours sitting is very hazardous to your health. Habitual inactivity raises risk for obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, deep vein thrombosis and metabolic syndrome. Breaking up sitting time has benefits and it is best to take a movement break every thirty minutes. Moderate daily exercise which consists of an hour or longer may erase the detrimental effects of sitting. The impact of movement of all types can be profound. The human body is designed and meant for movement. Take advantage of these beautiful autumn days, and let’s keep it moving! Compiled from Harvard Women’s Health Watch/ Mayo Clinic 2018