The amount of time people spend sitting each day is slowly killing them. That's the conclusion of a mounting body of research that has linked sedentary lifestyles to heart disease, obesity, cancer, and other chronic conditions.
How did we get to this point? And what can we do about it?
These books explore the history of our increasingly sedentary lives and offer solutions foring our health.
Get Up!FIND ON AMAZON
Written by Prof. James Levine, a physician and researcher at the renowned Mayo Clinic in the USA about the health consequences of sedentary life.
The Story of the Human BodyFIND ON AMAZON
Written by Harvard evolutionary biologist Prof. Dan Lieberman. A brilliant work, which explains in a vivid way the connection of our changed way of life with diseases of civilization.
Primate ChangeFIND ON AMAZON
Written by the author of the famous running book "Footnotes", Prof. Vybarr Reid. An astute reflection on the influences of the modern world on body and health from the perspectives of evolution and history.
Death by SittingFIND ON AMAZON
Written by physician and Walkolution co-founder Dr. Eric Söhngen. The book explains in a comprehensible way why the human body is not made to sit and which health risks are associated with a sedentary lifestyle.
SparkFIND ON AMAZON
Written by Prof. John Ratey, Physician and Neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School. The book conveys how much our cognitive abilities are dependent on an active lifestyle and explains the underlying neuro-scientific findings.
In Praise of WalkingFIND ON AMAZON
Written by the internationally renowned brain researcher Prof. Shane O'Mara from Trinity College Dublin about the amazing mental and psychological effects of walking and why walking is a profoundly fundamental part of human well-being.
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