That stretches all the way up to the top athletes not just the couch potato.
“carrying grocery bags to the car or taking the stairs”
Well, what do you know, the architect who designed my building had my well-being in mind, apparently. Carrying grocery bags up the stairs because there is no elevator inevitably leads to “an increase in heart rate and feeling out of breath”.
They were just thinking of your health and not trying to cut costs.
I didn’t see that in the article. It did say that people who included 3-4 brief periods of activity a day saw similar benefits when compared to people who exercise regularly.
In a comparison with around 62,000 people who exercised regularly, including runners, gym-goers and recreational cyclists, the mortality risk reduction was similar.
Noah The Breathless