Many journals stress the importance of developing active lifestyles, however, having a sedentary lifestyle is heavily amplified as it makes up the vast majority of our day.
Studies suggest that excessive levels of sedentary time have been linked to many diseases. Except for a person's own perception, it is equally important to measure one's own subjective well-being because how an individual feels about their own health may not always align with what their bodies may demonstrate.
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