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Get up from your chair often… Best health tips for office workers

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Sitting for long periods of time increases your risk of diabetes and heart attack and increases your waist circumference, so get up and rest often. [사진=클립아트코리아]

Improving your health just by standing for a while

It is a well-known fact that sitting in a chair for a long time is bad for your health in many ways. A team of researchers from Alberta Health Services in Calgary, Canada, analyzed physical activity data and cancer incidence statistics in Americans.

As a result, more than 90,000 new cancer cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. sitting for a long time without movingThis was identified as the main cause. Specifically breast cancer49,000 silver, colorectal cancerwas 43,000 cases. In addition to this, the habit of sitting for long periods of time diabetesclass heart attack increase the risk Waist circumferenceto increase lower body obesitymay also cause


All day in this regard office worker sittingStudies have shown that it is better to take a break from the chair for even one minute to take a break while doing the work you hear. at least a little time to standthe longer this Waist circumferenceis decreasing heart healthis also getting better.

A team led by Professor Genevieve Healy at the University of Queensland in Australia conducted a one-week study on 4757 adults aged 20 and over. waking timeon the right waist accelerometerwas put on Accelerometers can measure the amount and intensity of people’s physical activity in minutes. Researchers find people activity levelIf it was very low, it was considered to be sitting.


people in a day time to sitsilver 1.8 hoursat 21.2 hoursup to and from the chair time to stand up and take a breakis only average 4.12 minutesIt was. The study found that those who took a break for even a brief period of time had a smaller waist circumference than those who did not take a break throughout the day. C-reactive proteinwas also lower.

C-reactive proteinA protein made by the liver in Iran Inflammationwhen there is shameincreases A smaller waistline means less belly fat and better heart health. Waist circumferencethe larger Diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease The risk increases.


in the chair get up and restof those who spend the longest Waist circumferenceis less than the waist circumference of the person with the shortest rest period. Average 4.1 cm It was small. of those who stood and rested most often pants sizewas two sizes smaller than those who had the least number of breaks. Those with the most frequent breaks were 1258 times a week and those with the least rest were 99 times a week.

Professor Healy said, “The human leg musclesclass etc.exerts great effort to maintain a certain posture, when sitting or reclining These muscles are basically inactive“Even if it is short, if you rest away from the chair, these muscles contract and become exercise.” The findings were published in the European Heart Journal.

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