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Sitting all day is bad even when being athletic

by archyde

This is the finding of a study conducted in Finland and relayed recently by the Washington Post.

Scientists, who have been interested in how people move during a typical day, define these kinds of profiles – daily exercise and prolonged sitting – as “active couch potatoes” or “active couch potatoes”. These people, who sit between 10 and 12 hours a day while doing 30 minutes of sport, still have risk factors for multiple pathologies, shows the study published in the journal Sport & Science in Sports & Exercise.

Ninety extra minutes of activity

Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland asked…

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