Standing Six Hours a Day Reduces Risk of Obesity by One-Third

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Chronic sitting actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit and exercise regularly

Sitting is an independent risk factor for an early death, with a mortality rate similar to smoking

Standing for at least six hours a day may Continue reading

Principles of Natural Posture for Health and Pain Relief

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Chronic sitting is a risk factor for poor health, pain, and early death. But HOW you sit may have a significant impact on the risks of sitting Continue reading

Are These 7 Exercise Myths Keeping You from Optimizing Your Health?

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Exercise is essential if you want to be optimally healthy and happy, but a number of fitness myths may be holding you back from starting or maintaining a long-term exercise program

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What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life?

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The “Goldilocks zone” in which exercise produces the greatest benefit for longevity is between 150-450 minutes of moderate exercise per week, lowering your risk of early death by 31 and 39 percent respectively Continue reading

Protein and Strength Training—Two Important Components for Healthy Aging

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 According to recent research, current dietary guidelines on protein intake may be too low for health, particularly if you’re over 50

 Protein is essential for optimal muscle growth and maintenance—especially for seniors— Continue reading