Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Sitting for long periods may sabotage the benefits of exercise
Sitting for most of the day could make us resistant to the usual metabolic benefits of exercise, according to a small but worrying new study.
The findings in the Journal of Applied Physiology, suggest that inactivity may alter our bodies in ways that are not just unhealthy on their own but also blunt the healthfulness of exercise.
In other words, if we sit too much, our workouts may lose some of their expected punch.