Are you one of those people who are blessed with a fast metabolism? You know, one of those who can eat just about anything - milkshakes, burgers, chips, you name it - and not put on any weight?
Before you nod and go, “yup, I'm one of those lucky ones!”, think again!
A spanking new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has revealed that four in every ten “skinn... ››› more
You already know that sitting too much - whether it be in front of the TV or behind the computer for a few hours every day - can feel awful and wreak havoc on your health.
But did you know that sitting too much can also boost your risk of certain types of cancer? It's true!
According to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, sedentary behaviour can increase y... ››› more
Anyone who's felt the stiff legs, tight hips and sore butt after a day in front of a computer screen knows that sitting for extended periods of time isn't exactly great for your health.
It turns out that the long-term effects of sitting may be more harmful than minor pain in the thighs. Check out this fascinating infographic. Are you sitting too much?
Source: mindbodygreen... ››› more
You can't get away with being a couch potato. You HAVE to get up and start moving!
If you don't, you're sure to face an early death, warn researchers.
If you don't follow a regular fitness routine, it's even more devastating to your health than once thought.
Along with heart disease, diabetes and obesity, your risk of dying doubles.
Here's what the latest research... ››› more
Experts have found it's not just the lack of exercise in people across the globe that's causing a rise in all type of major chronic illnesses.
It's what you do when you're not doing exercise that's the problem!
Recent studies have found that the longer you sit during the day, the higher your cancer risk. And it doesn't matter whether it's sitting behind a desk at the office, or whether you... ››› more
“Sitting is worse for your health than smoking” was the headline splashed all over the world in the last couple of years.
And now, you know it really IS that bad.
Not only one of the main causes of obesity, sitting for long periods every day is a leading cause of colon cancer.
But then there's the risk of breast cancer that comes from sitting too long as well. And researchers are f... ››› more
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