Daily exercise is important, but many of us spend most of our days sitting in our office chairs, working on computers. You can reverse the sedentary lifestyle if you are one of millions who sit at their computers all day. In fact, scientists have now figured out exactly how much exercise you need to do each day to offset an entire day of sitting around.
According to new research on daily exercise, researchers say you will need to do at least 30-40 minutes of sweat-building exercise each day if you want to balance out 10 hours of sitting still. Even standing for a few minutes a day can reduce the physical damage to your body from sitting all day.
The research is based on data gathered from a meta-analysis study back in 2020 that analyzed nine previous studies. Those studies included over 44,000 people from four different countries who used some form of fitness tracker. From here, the analysis found that daily exercise reduced the risk of death among those with sedentary lifestyles.
Based on these data, people who spend a lot of time in an office environment should invest in a standing desk and/or engage in vigorous exercise every day. And this isn’t even being done to help push weight loss, either. It is done in order to offset any damage to the body from sitting for so many hours every day.
Of course, more research into this matter is definitely expected, and with researchers already looking into ways to create exercise benefits in a pill, we could see other data about this type of thing surfacing, too. It is not enough to lose weight. Daily exercise can do more than help you keep your body in shape.
Exercise also helps drive vital functions in your body, the benefits of which are clearly on display in this new research.
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