The lack of exercise is considered one of the biggest risk factors for developing heart disease and has even established a direct relationship between physical inactivity and cardiovascular mortality. A sedentary person with lack of exercise has more risk of atherosclerosis, hypertension and respiratory diseases.
What to do? The inactivity / the lack of exercise is a modifiable risk factor, meaning that the adoption of a lifestyle that includes the practice of physical exercise involved in improving health and reducing their sedentary person cardiovascular risk.
For sedentary adults who have long without doing any type of exercise should be progressively start: just as dangerous is not to do any physical activity, in that situation, embarking on a comprehensive and excessive exercise in isolation. The biggest benefit is not competitive sport, but in small initiatives that help us stay active and healthy: get off the bus one stop early, get together with a group of friends to walk, walk to shopping, etc.