Prolonged physical inactivity at work, at school, or in front of the TV is linked to chronic diseases, say researchers. As you sit, the activity of lipoprotein lipase, the enzyme that allows muscles to draw fat circulating in the blood and burn it off, drops precipitously. According to studies, we need more than heart-pounding bouts of cardiovascular exercise to stay healthy. We need regular, constant light to moderate activity in order to keep the metabolism functioning.
So everybody, let's get physical! Winks!