Researchers were stunned with the result after half an hour of running. It was enough to reduce the risk factors of inflammation in the knees.
There's little evidence that workplace interventions like the standing desks or treadmill desks will prevent the harm caused by sitting too much. The scientist said that there is very low to low quality evidence that sit-stand desks may decrease workplace sitting between thirty minutes to two hours per day without having adverse effects at the short or medium term.
A Dutch study featured in the scientific journal Diabetologia suggests that long hours of sitting may increase the risks of developing Type 2 diabetes by 22%.
Sitting is being deemed as the new smoking. However, that office chair or the couch is not to be blamed for. The real culprit is the lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing the death knell for you.
Sitting less could lengthen longevity, according to a new DNA study.
A new study reported that watching too much TV can increase one's risk of dying early.
A new study concluded that sedentary behaviors can increase cancer risk by up to 66 percent.
Use it or lose it; that's how the saying goes. If you're happily living a couch-potato lifestyle and spending most of your days sitting, soon you might be forced to sit in a wheelchair.
Researchers reported that TVs, computers and cars could drastically increase obesity and diabetes rates in developing nations.
Sitting is bad for your heart, a new study suggests.
Study reports that being active can cancel out the effects of sitting all day at work.
Researchers suggest that children's TV habits imitate their parents' TV habits.
Scientists found that there might be underlying genetic factors tied to being lazy.
This month is National Kidney Month! Despite the fact that you cannot live without them, many people know little about what the kidney does. The hard-working organs are responsible for filtering waste from your blood, producing red blood cells and Vitamin D and regulating blood pressure levels. As kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States, you may want to know about surprising culprits for kidney damage so that you can avoid – or manage – them.
Here is some bad news for office workers: a study conducted by researchers from Kansas State University has found that sitting down for long stretches of a time can increase your risk for chronic diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and even some types of cancer.