Posted by : Aahil Shaik Saturday, January 14, 2023

These are the effects of Sitting for long time, according to a recent Study

A new study finds that sitting for a long time affects health, this comes as many employees are forced to sit for long hours on their desks while working. Trending : Alcohol is not allowed to be sold in duty-free shops in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The recent study increased the evidence on it and reveals that, sitting for long period of time is dangerous to the health, even for those who regularly exercise.

- The assistant professor of behavioral medicine, Keith Diaz at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and colleagues experimented the best way to combat the harmful risks of prolonged sitting on 11 volunteers, as per the study published on the Journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Read : Binary dose of Corona vaccine is now available in Saudi Arabia for citizens and expats through Sehhaty app

- The researchers selected 3 solutions, the first solutions came one minute after 60 minutes of sitting and the second solution came after 5 minutes of 30 minutes of sitting.

- While the third solution was 5 minutes after 60 minutes of sitting, after which the effects of each of these strategies were compared with those resulting from sitting without a walking break.

The results of test came like this,

* The results of the study showed that the strategy that worked best was walking for 5 minutes for every 30 minutes of sitting.

* Walking for 1 minute every hour also led to a significant reduction in fatigue and an improvement in mood.

* Those who got up and walked for 5 minutes every hour had lower blood sugar and blood pressure compared to those who sat continuously. Most Viewed : A simple method that can extend human life

- The researchers also found that walking for one minute every hour helps control blood pressure, but not blood sugar, as per the study published.

- The habit of long time sitting or physical inactivity leads in weight gain, negatively effects on blood pressure. It also weakens the brain's ability to store new information over time, affecting memory. Follow Saudi Expatriates news on its Telegram

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