Fix Your Sit Part I

September 22nd, 2015

The Least You Need To Know: Most of us either sit for work, sit to get to work or spend a significant amount of time sitting for our recreational activities (TV, movies, computers, and biking- Yes, biking is sitting, just a different kind of sitting). There is nothing inherently bad about sitting, but the volumes

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Exercise, Still the Fountain of Youth

August 23rd, 2015

We came across an interesting article on exercise in people over 60. It simply states that even 15 min of exercise per day can reduce your risk of death (over a 10 year period) by more than 20%. This made me think about a few things; 1. “go exercise” can feel like a very daunting

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If Sitting Is The New Smoking, How Do We Quit?

August 3rd, 2015

The least you need to know: It is estimated that approximately 12 % of mortality in the US is related to lack of regular physical activity and that physical inactivity is associated with at least a twofold increase in the risk for coronary events (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3555525) Although both are important, regular exercise is more important than

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