Why Staying Sedentary is Your Body’s Biggest Enemy

3734950049_e17fcfede5_mark sebastian_sharealikeWhy Staying Sedentary is Your Body’s Biggest Enemy

Selene Yeager of Women’s Health magazine discusses the implications of the increase in sedentary lifestyles for women.

Selene Yeager – Women’s Health

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Selene Yeager of Women’s Health magazine discusses the implications of the increase in sedentary lifestyles for women.  Experts such as Dr. James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Marc Hamilton, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical sciences at the University of Missouri weigh in on the negative effects of sitting still, which include slowed circulation, poor spine health, and increased risk of diabetes and heart disease.  The article avers that most women need to increase their non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) regardless of their current exercise habits.

By: SELENE YEAGER

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Published: October 22, 2009

Women’s Health

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