Earlier this week Alex Hutchinson reported on a new study examining the accuracy of activity monitors (Fitbits, Jawbone, etc) for measuring energy expenditure. Not surprisingly, the results suggest that none of the activity monitors were 100%
When Travis and I started writing this blog back in 2008, our lives looked drastically different than they do today. We were both graduate students in our 20’s, with ample spare time, good health, few
I’m pretty busy these days. I teach 2 courses this semester, am overseeing a few separate research projects (and students), and have a wife and toddler. Not surprisingly, my activity levels are lower than they
Travis and I have spilled plenty of ink on this blog regarding the health risks of too much sitting and the potential benefits of using standing desks. Despite knowing how prolonged sitting was likely adversely
Recipe for a healthy day: how compositional data analysis can help us optimise our daily routine to be healthy.
Today’s post comes from Dr Sebastien Chastin at Glasgow Caledonian University. What is the recipe for a healthy day? This is the question we explore in our research article “Combined Effects of Time Spent in
If you’ve been reading Obesity Panacea for a while now, you’ll likely be all too aware that sitting too much is literally killing you. As Travis has described before, regardless of how much time you spend