Erika Watts
November 2 2022

Researchers in Europe analyzed data to see if breaks in sedentary activity can impact insulin resistance.

  • The researchers included middle-aged participants from the Netherlands Epidemiology of Obesity study and examined their liver fat content and insulin resistance in conjunction with physical activity timing.
  • The researchers found no connection between breaks in sedentary activity and reduced insulin resistance but did find a possible connection between the timing of exercise and insulin resistance.
  • While exercising in the morning did not reduce insulin resistance, the researchers found that exercising in the afternoon or evening may be beneficial.

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