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…