Different circumstances, perhaps even out of your control, may have led you to live a sedentary lifestyle. If you have been sedentary for a while, it’s time to make a change! Sitting for extended hours every day is putting your health at risk. It’s actually a big risk and can lead to a reduction in your lifespan.
The problem is so serious that the World Health Organization has warned about the dangers of physical inactivity, saying that millions of premature deaths every year can be attributed to a sedentary lifestyle.*
What are the Risks of Sedentary Behavior to Your Physical Health?
Being sedentary can lead to a wide range of physical health issues, including some of the following: Continue reading
There’s a strong connection between your body and mind. Whatever happens to you physically can affect your mental and emotional state. Keep your body active and strong, and you’ll help to have a clear and sound mind too. Resort to sedentary behaviors and your body weakens along with your mental and emotional health.
The Effects of Sedentary Lifestyle on Emotional Health
Sedentary behaviors can cause mood swings, stress, anxiety, and depression. People who tend to watch a lot of television, or lay around for extended periods are more likely to be depressed than those who move more frequently and regularly.
One of the reasons for this is that lack of physical activities can affect your sleep, and sleep disorders are common symptoms of mental health issues. Continue reading