Television. Computers. Electronic gaming. Work. Our world is full of modern conveniences. But they could be killing us. Slowly. Here is one of several reports about recent studies indicating the health dangers and risk of sitting too much during the day. We need to move more often throughout the day, if in just short bursts. Movement is exercise. And exercise is medicine.
Unfortunately, there is no one single lifestyle action which will ensure we stay healthy and fit. The human body—and the environment in which live—is far too complex for a simple panacea. However, we can inject a series of uncomplicated behaviors into our daily lifestyle in order to reduce our risk for life-shortening maladies. Here are some: