Humans were meant to move but not to be active for no reason.
When you study modern hunter-gatherer tribes, you see them sitting around a lot, doing nothing. They do move a lot, but that is because they have to. They are about as fit as modern people who exercise an hour a day.
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Many of the health problems we attribute to ageing are due to modern behaviours and lifestyles. They are a mismatch between how we were designed to live and how we really do.
We all know exercise is good for us but we don't do it. A 2018 survey showed that 50 percent of adults and 73 percent of high school students report that they don't meet the minimum levels of physical activity.
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Studies show that in the vast majority of cases, more exercise is better.
Research shows that runners sit as much as less athletic people. Another study of Danes found no association between time spent sitting and heart disease.
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Motivation for getting moving comes down to two things: A good reason to move and to socialise.
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Exercise helps one regulate their body, keeps it in shape and is essential for us no matter how much we eat.
If we live with the hunter-gatherer societies and see how they live, work and eat, the diet fads like vegan, paleo etc. will seem ridiculous and even dangerous.
Whenever you move to do stuff, that's physical activity. Exercise, however, is a voluntary physical activity that one undertakes for the sake of fitness.
Exercise is a modern behavior. Humans, for many ages, were only physically active whe...
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