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The health risks of sitting

A sedentary lifestyle can have serious implications on your health.



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In today’s world, most people are glued to their desks or computers for extended periods of time. With long hours of sitting and minimal movement, it is no surprise that a sedentary lifestyle can have serious implications on your health. Research shows that sitting for long periods of time can lead to a variety of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer.

The human body is designed to move regularly, and when we remain stationary for hours on end, it can cause health problems. Sitting for long periods of time can cause the muscles to weaken, leading to poor posture, back pain, and spinal problems. Additionally, sitting for long periods of time can cause blood to pool in the legs, increasing the risk of blood clots and deep vein thrombosis.

Furthermore, sitting for long periods of time can have a negative impact on cardiovascular health. This is because when we sit, our heart rate slows down, resulting in a reduction in blood flow to the heart. This can cause an accumulation of plaque in the arteries, leading to heart disease and other related problems.

Another negative impact of sitting for long periods of time is on the digestive system. When we sit for long periods, we put pressure on our internal organs, causing digestive problems such as constipation and bloating. This can lead to other health issues such as irritable bowel syndrome.

To combat the negative effects of sitting for long periods of time, it is important to take regular breaks and stand up and stretch. Experts recommend taking a five to ten-minute break every hour to stand, stretch, and move around. Additionally, incorporating physical activity into your daily routine, such as taking a walk during lunchtime or participating in an exercise class, can have a positive impact on your health.

In conclusion, sitting for long periods of time can have serious implications on your health. It is important to take regular breaks, stand up, and move around to combat the negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle. Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine can also have a significant impact on your overall health and well-being. So, the next time you find yourself sitting for long periods, remember to take a break and move around, your body will thank you for it.


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Polar and Mossy Oak team up to offer the ultimate training, outdoor multisport watch in iconic camouflage patterns

BETHPAGE, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Polar Electro (, the world leader in personal guidance for fitness, sport, and health, and Mossy Oak (www., the leading branded camouflage and outdoor lifestyle company, have announced their collaboration on the Polar Grit X Pro, a premium outdoor multisport watch that is engineered for extreme durability and equipped with superior navigation and training tools. Perfect for outdoor and camping enthusiasts, this premier partnership unites one of the toughest, lightest, and most versatile Polar watches with the iconic look of Mossy Oak camouflage patterns, available in Country DNA and Bottomland.

Polar Grit X Pro

“We are excited to join forces with a household name like Mossy Oak that exemplifies loyalty to the outdoors and their customers,” says Michael Valentino, Senior Director of Consumer & B2B Sales of Polar US. “Now, nature lovers will be able to enjoy the functionality of the Polar Grit X Pro, offering unrivaled training and navigation tools, ultra-long battery life, and durability, matched with classic camouflage patterns that our customers can sport on a camping trip or hiking trail”, he adds.

Polar Grit X Pro features include:

  • Scratch-resistant sapphire glass lens
  • Stainless-steel bezel
  • Military-grade durability
  • Water Resistant Up to 100m (about the height of the Statue of Liberty)
  • Up to 7 days of battery on a single charge
  • Advanced wrist-based heart rate tracking with Polar Precision Prime™
  • Route planning and turn-by-turn guidance powered by komoot
  • Route and elevation profiles
  • Always-on outdoor dashboards, including altimeter, compass, coordinates, weather, and daylight times
  • Automatic sleep tracking and recovery apps

The Mossy Oak enterprise extends across nearly all aspects of the outdoors lifestyle aiming to help people in connecting with the wilderness. Over the years, Mossy Oak has carved a path in the outdoor apparel and gear space through its iconic camouflage patterns that are continuously voted a number one camouflage print in America, now featured in the Polar Grit X Pro.

“Our partnership with Polar was the perfect opportunity to expand our footprint with consumers who not only love exploring the outdoors but also taking care of their health with a deep understanding of wellness and technology,” says Chris Paradise, Senior Vice President Chief Sales Officer, Mossy Oak. “Featuring patterns like Bottomland that launched our brand with Country DNA that highlights the evolution of our versatile prints, really shows how far Mossy Oak has come over the years to now being paired with science-backed technology for the adventurous outdoor lover”, he continues.

The Polar Grit X Pro is priced at $529.95, and will be available in Mossy Oak patterns on January 30, 2023 in major retail stores, as well as online at



For over 45 years, Polar has provided guidance for health, sports, and fitness with the world’s best measurement technology and data-driven user insight to help people – from first timers to professional athletes – succeed in their pursuit of a happier and healthier life. Renowned for an unparalleled dedication to science and deep understanding of sports, wellness, and technology, Polar has cemented itself globally within the industry as the go-to partner for anyone looking to discover their true potential. Our award-winning product range includes pioneering sports wearables that work elegantly with Polar training apps and cloud services.

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Established in 1986, Haas Outdoors Inc. is headquartered in West Point, Miss., and is home to Mossy Oak. For more than 35 years, Mossy Oak has been a leading outdoor lifestyle brand specializing in developing and marketing modern camouflage designs for hunters and outdoors enthusiasts and helping people get closer to nature. The Mossy Oak Brand and patterns can be found on a multitude of products worldwide. Haas Outdoors Inc. is the parent company of Mossy OakBioLogicCapture ProductionsMOOSE MediaNativ NurseriesNativ LivingGameKeepersGameKeepers KennelsMossy Oak Properties, and Mossy Oak GO. Mossy Oak is the official camouflage of the National Wild Turkey FederationDucks UnlimitedMack’s Prairie Wings, and Bonefish and Tarpon Trust.

Follow Mossy Oak on FacebookTwitterInstagramPinterest, and YouTube.

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Renaissance ClubSport Launches ‘Live Life Better’ Campaign



The upscale Orange County fitness resort rings in the new year with a commitment to fitness, wellness, mental health and a free $350 new member package offered for a limited time with signup.

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /PRNewswire/ — Renaissance ClubSport, Aliso Viejo’s premier fitness resort, has officially rolled out their new ‘Live Life Better’ campaign for 2023. The all-inclusive club offers opportunities to level up both your mental and physical health for a life well experienced. ‘Live Life Better’ kicks off with an exciting free ($350 value) new member package that is only available for a limited time. The incentive includes 2 personal training sessions, a sports lesson, free smoothie and more. The extensive property at ClubSport has a robust array of services that offer something for the entire family, including 3 hours of child care daily for family memberships.

Renaissance ClubSport Website

Feel better, be better, and live life better

“Living better is about empowering our guests, elevating their fitness potential and giving a renewed sense of purpose for the new year.” says Heather Stanek, Vice President/General Manager at ClubSport. “This is not about the usual new year new me commitment, but rather being comfortable with who you are and making small, smart choices to level up throughout the year. We are confident that our top tier classes and facilities will bring not only positive change, but a lot of fun during your “glow up” process.”

Throughout 2022 ClubSport underwent a massive renovation, which includes a 5,000 sq/ft performance training space (The Edge), new Pickleball courts and an upgraded Formula3 studio for boutique fitness classes, within their 100,000 square feet of fitness offerings. ClubSport recently added Jiu Jitsu classes for kids on top of the multiple other daily classes available for members including yoga, HIIT, and so much more.

Reach new physical goals with ClubSport led fitness classes, personal trainers, swim in the lap pool and even warm up with a nice game of basketball or racquetball. Improve mental health with a visit to the R Spa, mind/body classes, indoor sauna, steam room and hot tubs. Plus enjoy social activities including wine tasting, sound baths, live music or one of their new monthly Life Hack Series workshops designed to eliminate life’s frustrations in simple and uncomplicated ways to live life better. Many guests enjoy reconnecting with friends over lunch at their on-site restaurant.


ClubSport is the place where you can experience life better with loved ones, your kids, and yourself. Access to The Edge, Pickleball, and all classes are available daily and are included for all members and overnight guests of their 174-room boutique hotel. ClubSport is located at 50 Enterprise, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656 and more on the gym can be found at

About Renaissance ClubSport:

ClubSport isn’t just another fitness club – we are a fitness resort. One of the largest health clubs in Orange County, our studio-style classes include HIIT, yoga, group training, and more! Our state-of-the-art equipment, dedicated staff, and outstanding amenities provide a unique environment where members can enjoy fitness, relaxation, and recreation.

First opened 2008, ClubSport is an all-in-one gym experience that is easily accessible from the 73 toll road and is a quick drive from exits off the 5 and 405 freeways. ClubSport is available to those with a membership and to hotel guests during their stay. The club is open Monday-Friday from 5am to 10pm and Saturday-Sunday from 6am to 10pm. To take a peek at ClubSport and for membership information please visit

SOURCE Renaissance ClubSport

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Jump-Start Your Health in 2023 – Life Time Kicking Off Spring 60day Challenge on January 28



Whether you’re just starting or want to turbocharge your momentum and results, the 60day provides all the tools

CHANHASSEN, Minn., Jan. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For those looking to get started, or back on track, with their health and wellness goals in 2023, Life Time (NYSE: LTH) is launching the Spring 60day Challenge at its athletic country clubs on Saturday, January 28.  

Spring 60day Challenge
The eight-week 60day Challenge includes a session with a Life Time personal trainer, daily workouts, a detailed meal plan, 150+ healthy recipes, guidance from virtual coaches and weekly in-person Saturday sweat sessions.

The Life Time 60day provides a supportive community, resources and motivation for anyone looking to turbocharge their health goals. The eight-week challenge includes a session with a Life Time personal trainer, daily workouts, a detailed meal plan, 150+ healthy recipes, guidance from virtual coaches and weekly in-person Saturday sweat sessions. The 60day helps with wellness goals ranging from weight loss and gaining muscle to reducing stress and improving eating habits.

“Taking charge of our health has never been more important, yet getting started can be confusing and overwhelming without the right tools,” said Anika Christ, Life Time’s Senior Director of Nutrition and Weight Loss. “The Life Time 60day Challenge has helped tens of thousands of people find success for more than 12 years and is a great way to boost your motivation and provide a support system to keep you moving forward toward your goals.”

Brad Jones (Frisco, TX), a winner in Life Time’s most recent fall 60day is just one of many powerful transformation stories. Jones, a paraplegic who has used a wheelchair for more than 32 years, joined the 60day to lose weight, develop a consistent exercise routine and eat more nutritious meals. Jones quickly latched onto the workouts and became an avid pickleball player at Life Time Frisco. Through it, he lost weight, found a support community at Life Time and now plans to enter his first pickleball tournament.

After each Life Time 60day, participants are invited to submit an essay and photos. Life Time coaches select the top contenders, who receive a prize pack. Winners will be announced on April 22.  

Prizes for winners include Life Time membership dues and 10 personal training sessions valued at $2,200, a Saladmaster Classic Cookware Set, a Celsius prize pack and a LifeCafe and Home Chef gift card.


For more information on the 60day and to sign up, visit

Adding to Life Time’s array of helpful resources, the company has released an easy-to-follow nutrition kit and cookbook called 1212. Designed by Life Time’s Registered Dietitians, the 1-2-12 kit comes with a beautiful hardcover Healthy Way of Life cookbook, an all-in-one Life Time protein mix, a glass shaker bottle and two glass meal containers to ensure you’re prepared with everything you need to succeed.

About Life Time®, Inc.
Life Time (NYSE: LTH) empowers people to live healthy, happy lives through its portfolio of more than 160 athletic country clubs across the United States and Canada. The company’s healthy way of life communities and ecosystem address all aspects of healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment for people 90 days to 90+ years old. Supported by a team of more than 30,000 dedicated professionals, Life Time is committed to providing the best programs and experiences through its clubs, iconic athletic events and comprehensive digital platform.

SOURCE Life Time, Inc.

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