* Recent research suggests that a sedentary lifestyle–one without exercise–is more harmful to our health than smoking, diabetes, or high blood pressure. The lack of aerobic fitness is a larger risk factor for mortality than having many medical conditions that we regard as necessary to treat.
* Poor posture, such as sitting hunched over a screen for many hours per day, has been implicatedin low blood oxygen levels. Low blood oxygen levels are associated with higher stress levels and greater fatigue, both of which can negatively impact our executive brain functions and ultimately our performance.
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PS: Coincidentally as I post this I am looking out my window in Hong Kong watching a group of elderly residents go through their morning callisthenics routines which is something you dont see back in Australia.