Tag: physical inactivity

How does a sedentary lifestyle impact the benefit of exercise?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines physical activity as any bodily movement produced by the muscular system that requires the expenditure of energy.  It has been well document within scientific literature

Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 13th – 19th August, 2012

Twitter has been abuzz lately with lots of great information on physical inactivity, developing a diet rich with micronutrients, and foot care for people with diabetes.  This Inspire Fitness Weekly Roundup explores

Weekly Health and Fitness Roundup: 21st – 27th May, 2012

In this week’s Inspire Fitness Health and Fitness Roundup, find out more about the health and performance effects of coffee, ways to stay active and avoid excessive sedentary behaviour (e.g., sitting!), and

Sitting Is Killing You: The Health Risks Of Sedentary Behaviour

It is well-established that regular exercise and a nutritious diet are critical to living healthy, living long, and living strong.  But did you know that excessive sedentary behaviour puts you at greater risk