What's the Difference Between Exercise and Physical Activity?

We’ve been told over and over that we need 30 minutes of daily exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. So you may be surprised to learn that recent research shows that the amount of time we spend sitting each day is just as important as the amount of time we spend exercising. A new term, “active couch potatoes”, has emerged to describe those who exercise 30 minutes per day, yet remain sedentary the rest of the day (commuting, sitting at work, eating meals). Read More