Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Cardiovascular / Cardiology Heart Disease Seniors / Aging Fitness, not physical activity, mitigates negative effects of prolonged sitting

Rearchers reveal that meeting public health guidelines for physical activity alone may not be enough to fend off the adverse effects associated with a sedentary lifestyle for seniors. Instead, new research suggests that fitness, not physical activity alone, plays a protective role in guarding the body against risk factors for heart disease and other conditions.

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