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Non-Exercise Physical Activity Matters!


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Non-exercise physical activity (NEPA) like walking or doing dishes or doing houswork helps - potentially a lot more than just calories burned. It extends your lifespan and improves your cholesterol numbers.

2007 study in the Journal of Epidemiology reported that non-exercising women that engaged in 10 or more metabolic equivalent (MET)-hours/day of nonexercise activity were at 2550% reduced risk of mortality relative to less active women (09.9 MET-hours/day).
- Submitted by TPROONEY3 7/24/2011 in Staying Healthy | 3 Comments
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MKATE88 6/24/2012 6:51:00 PM

    i definitely sit around too much, thanks for the insight
JSPEED4 7/26/2011 6:49:00 PM

JSPEED4 7/26/2011 6:49:00 PM


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