Stand up! Depends on your life!

If people expensive and less sitting down, it reduces your chances of dying in the next three years, even if he is physically active, according to the study, which was attended by more than 200,000 people, published in Archives of Internal Medicine shows.

The study showed that adults who sat 11 or more hours per day had a 40% increased risk of dying over the next three years compared with those who sat less than four hours per day. All data are given with regard to their physical activity, weight and General state of health.

"These results have important implications for public health," said lead study author Dr. Heide van der Plaee, senior research fellow at the University of Sydney, school of public health.

"Walk or a workout in the gym is still necessary for health, but it is also important to avoid prolonged sitting. Our results show that people who spend time at home or at work sitting, need to stand or walk more."

The first studies showed that high levels of physical activity is still beneficial effect on health status: inactive people who sit much more than others, are two times more likely to die within the next three years than people who sit in moderation. These findings helped to make an important contribution to the growing evidence of the disadvantages of a long session. The average adult spends 90% of his free time in a sitting position, and less than half of adults meet the standards of the world health organization recommendations for physical activity.

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