How our ancestors exercised (evidence against too much sitting)

30 Nov

From this weekend’s New York Times:

Are we fighting thousands of years of evolutionary history and the best interests of our bodies when we sit all day?That question is at the core of a fascinating new study of the daily lives and cardiovascular health of a modern tribe of hunter-gatherers. The findings strongly suggest that we are born to be in motion, with health consequences when we are not

You can read the abstract of the original research here.

I do yoga and the 10,000 steps a day program.

3 Responses to “How our ancestors exercised (evidence against too much sitting)”

  1. Enrique Guerra-Pujol November 30, 2016 at 11:14 am #

    Although not on point, I wish we could just get rid of cars altogether!

    • jecgenovese December 3, 2016 at 6:01 pm #

      I agree!

      • Kathy H December 4, 2016 at 10:05 am #

        Although I have no scientific basis to support this observation, years ago when in the Czech Republic, I noticed less obesity than in the US. More people seemed physically fit. I attributed this to the lack of cars. People walked or biked everywhere. They did not have access to cars like we do.

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