CNN News this week reports that those working more than 45 hours a week had two times the risk of cardiovascular mortality compared to those working normal hours, less than 40 hours per week. If you are in good shape and you work out, then working long hours does not change your risk level!
Working additional hours stresses the cardiovascular system and boosts the nervous system causing your heart rate and blood pressure to elevate explain Dover fitness coaches from Punch Kettlebell Gym referencing the new study. But if you’re fit, your body recovers faster and the physiological stress from working those long days is reduced, the research showed.
Dover fitness coaches say only 3 to 5 percent of adults workout 30 minutes a day, five days a week according to The National Health Institute. With those numbers its not surprising that the rate of heart disease is on the rise. The fitness experts here at Punch Kettlebell Gym feel that most people today are not focused on what’s important! Most people who exercise today put too much focus on the numbers like body fat percentage, body mass index, pounds, etc..
How about long term health and fitness…? Does that count for anything anymore, or as a society have we become so focused on aesthetics that long term health is no longer a priority? Is it more important to lose those inches than staying healthy long term so we can be there for our children and grandchildren…? The fact of the matter is in fitness today if people don’t get immediate results they quit within the first month or soon after, what they don’t take into account is the long term health benefits that they don’t see in the mirror today!
Dover fitness coaches feel that if society as a whole does not change their view on this and re-focus on what’s really important that the increase in obesity and other associated health problems will no doubt continue to rise. To learn more you can speak with Dover fitness coaches by clicking here.
Its Not Just About The Numbers!
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