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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

sedentary lifestyle


Sedentary lifestyle associated with higher risk of death from cancer: Study

July 02, 2020 10:27 am

The researchers found that participants with the greatest total sedentary time had a 52 per cent increased risk of dying from cancer compared with those who had the least sedentary time.

Sitting long hours can increase cancer risk, walking can help: Study

June 22, 2020 6:48 pm

The study suggests that instead of a high-intensity workout, you can simply take a half-hour stroll when you are done with work, or in between.

Women, leading a sedentary lifestyle? Try these tips to stay healthy

May 06, 2020 3:53 pm

Take stock of your health and fitness by following these dietary tips.

Reasons why you may have suddenly begun to gain weight

December 01, 2019 5:43 pm

Unless there has been a drastic change of weight, in terms of loss or gain, there really isn't anything to worry about.

Spend more time standing to combat effects of sedentary lifestyle, says study

September 08, 2019 12:27 pm

As per the study, people with more muscle mass expend more energy than people with less muscle mass.

Lancet study: 34 per cent of Indians insufficiently active

September 05, 2018 4:25 am

The study, based on self-reported activity levels, including activity at work and at home, for transport, and during leisure time, in adults aged 18 years and older from 358 population-based surveys in 168 countries.

Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk, says study

April 13, 2018 2:50 pm

Reducing sedentary behaviour may be a possible target for interventions designed to improve brain health in people at risk for Alzheimer's disease, said a researcher of the study.

Watch video: Why sitting is not natural for your body

April 27, 2015 5:01 pm

Did you know that your body is basically built to move and not sit for longer periods of time?

Shun sedentary lifestyle to stay sharp

September 22, 2014 9:55 am

Engaging in physical activity and avoiding a sedentary lifestyle are both important for maintaining an adequate brain health in older age.

Sitting for hours increases risk of certain cancers

June 19, 2014 9:42 am

Large amounts of time spent sitting can still be detrimental to those who are otherwise physically active.