Tag: sedentary behaviour

Why Sitting Is Bad For You

Studies demonstrate that sitting for long periods of time can be harmful to your health. Physiological harm arises from excessive sitting! Sitting also leads to adverse changes in your posture, which increases

Beat the Seat: 3 Tips to Conquer Sedentary Behaviour

Much of our modern lives revolve around putting our “bums on seats”, and more specifically, being seated for long stretches of time without changing posture.  Think about how long you spend sitting when

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: 23rd – 29th July, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games are well underway!  Many Aussie athletes have already started their Olympic campaigns, and our first gold medal has been won on day 1 of competition!  Are you enjoying the coverage?

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

Reduce Your Low Back Pain When Sitting At A Desk

One of the main focuses of our training and our exercise programs at Inspire Fitness for Wellbeing is to prevent and correct poor posture and faulty biomechanics.  Poor posture is caused by a number of different