Do You Have an Train Deficiency?
Many of us have a sedentary lifestyle and are not getting enough exercise and exercise to counteract our bad lifestyle habits. To earn a living, we work 40 hours a week, sit at a desk for hours or have to stand with knees bent for a long time. The day is drawing to a close, we are on our way home and finally land on the couch, tired from standing or sitting.
What do we do when we make ourselves comfortable on the couch? Watch TV, click through hundreds of channels and sit down for an episode of our favorite show. For 73% of Americans, one show turns into two and then another that turns right into a full-blown marathon Binge watching Meeting. Then it’s time to turn off the lights and go to sleep.
Wait, where was the activity between waking up, working, and coming home? If there wasn’t, then you are an adult not getting a healthy dose of daily exercise. the U.S. Department of Health reports that “less than 5% of adults take part in 30 minutes of physical activity every day” and “only one in three adults receives”[ing] the recommended amount of physical activity per week. “
If that sounds like you – you are do not get ahead towards health and you are poison yourself slowly.
What is sedentary lifestyle?
BodyBuilding.com has a great article about Sedentary lifestyle which discusses the constant lack of daily exercise and its effects on children. The fitness experts say, “If inactivity leads to type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and obesity, keeping children active can be a matter of life and death.” The same warning applies to sedentary parents and adults in general if you don’t exercise for 30 minutes to an hour each day.
With all this binge-watching and lack of self-motivation to get off the couch, are we heading for an early grave? With “78 million US adults and approximately 12.5 million (16.9%) children and adolescents” listed as overweight and 15 million people die prematurely every year for lack of exercise, it looks like it might end like this … unless we make changes!
What health problems can arise when there is a sedentary lifestyle?
- Venous thromboembolism: Sitting for hours, Netflix, and chilling through the weekend for hours (yes, hours) with no breaks, walking around, and at least 30 minutes to an hour of exercise per day can put even the healthiest adults at risk from a fatal blood clot in the arm, leg or groin. A shocking snack – “Participants who were physically active and watched her weight did not reduce your risk from VTE. In fact, they increased it from 1.71 to 1.8 times the risk. ”And that from just sitting for a few hours.
- Cardiovascular disease: If you don’t pump blood for 30 minutes to an hour, fat burning exercise can shorten your life Heart attack or stroke. No matter if you thin fat or overweight, the lack of blood flow to the heart, brain, veins, and other parts of the body can build up over time and cause fat to clog these normally unblocked areas. Getting up, taking a break, strolling around the neighborhood, running, or even playing a physically active game in VR will all help improve the fitness of your cardiovascular system. Get off your bum and tell the Grim Reaper he can go home – you did!
- Diabetes: Eating fatty foods and fast foods high in sugar, chugging sodas, beer, wine, juice and just having a terrible understanding of diet and clean eating and sedentary lifestyle can give you a one-way ticket Type 2 diabetes. Your poor pancreas is trying to do its best and you keep pelting lumps of sugar at it until it stops working. High glucose levels not only harm the pancreas, but also destroy “your eyes, kidneys, nerves, or your heart,” according to the American Diabetes Association. Exercise lowers the risk of developing diabetes; but if you have it it will help you face it and also help you shed a few pounds and keep your body healthier.
Can VR help me exercise and be less sedentary?
Robert Long played Beat Saber to stop the cycle of sedentarism!
Yes, it definitely can!
If you don’t want to step on the scales, inflate those numbers, and avoid the health issues that come with widening your waistline or sitting as a hobby, playing VR is a great way to stop the cycle of laziness and sedentary lifestyle! Virtual Reality is so good for fitness and body sculpting Zumba instructors like Karen Cusimano use it to stay in shape and fit players like Robert Long play Beat Saber and Lose 138 pounds!
Other ways VR helps with fitness
Using VR for fitness and weight loss isn’t the only benefit, it can help build up too Hand-eye coordination, strengthens friendships, and keeps players and fans engaged and committed to training by participating in and training for esports league competitions Virtual athletics league and VR league. There are so many different Games that are good for fitness that anyone with a VR headset can start a training routine.
Without enough exercise, our body and mind suffer. To be honest, our loved ones will suffer the real consequence of our daily laziness if we put up with the rest of our days unhealthy, unmotivated, and with an early death. Taking responsibility for your health and life is none other than your job, so do a few power moves and get fit with VR.