The conclusions, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, prompted researchers at Cancer Council Victoria in Australia to recommend a greater emphasis on exercise to defend against breast cancer.
Isn’t it ironic that a supply chain/logistics manager can do a full-on mental marathon during a workday but not leave their desk?
As the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign gets ready to kick off on October 1, a new study shows that more physical activity is “highly likely” to lower risk across all types and stages of breast cancer.
Observational studies show that physical activity and sedentary behavior are linked to higher breast cancer risk.
This is not the first study finding that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to an early death – others have shown that sitting at a desk or lying down for an extended period of time can lead to depression, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, and other chronic health issues.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), adults should aim for at least 150 to 300 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity each week.