Yesterday, Dr. Mark Tremblay was quoted in The Atlantic about a new study that suggests that “contrary to what many people believe, mundane activities such as walking around the office and climbing stairs have a positive impact on health.”

From the article:

“At least for this group [inactive, abdominally obese participants], incremental improvements and risk reductions may be achieved through incidental physical activities,” says Dr. Mark Tremblay, director of the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group. “An underlying fear is that showing these benefits may provide a public health disservice by encouraging or at least justifying low levels of physical activity.”

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