Nowadays, life becomes simpler and easy. Everything, we need is just a phone call away. This keeps us from physical exercises needed to be healthy.
We are just sitting in front of the computer or television and no longer playing active games, walking or cycling as part of daily routine. All of us want to relax, and we are mostly on the bed with TV remote control.
Risks of Sedentary lifestyle
The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated about 60 to 85 % of the people lead a sedentary lifestyle. Additionally, they caution lazy lifestyle could cause of disability and death.
This sedentary life calls for many diseases such as:
Diabetes, Cholesterol, Hypertensive Hypotension, Eye disorders, Sleep disorders and Depression. I named a few, but the list is endless.
Many studies confirm that, active lifestyle can help prevent about 85% of these diseases.
By consuming more calories, the body stores these excess as fat causing obesity. It is because of unhealthy eating habits (junk foods) and not getting enough physical-activity. Number of obese people is increasing day by day, and it is one of the major risk factor for several diseases.
Stop sedentary lifestyle
Normally, most of us come up with a number of excuses for not doing any physical exercise. Instead of try searching for reasons, be physically active. Even half an hour walking per day can decrease the risk of having medical conditions. Additionally, it helps to have healthy body weight, strong muscles, improved sleep quality, and relieve mental symptoms such as stress, anxiety, and depression.