Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying

September 14, 2019 Science Health Wellness

New research supports the idea that spending more time standing during waking hours can help to counteract some of the negative consequences of sedentary lifestyles.

New research finds that standing expends more energy than sitting or lying down and makes up for sedentarism.

Compared with sitting or lying down for the same amount of time, standing uses more energy. This could help to burn calories that would otherwise end up in fat storage.

These are among the findings and conclusions of a recent PLOS One study from the University of Granada (UGR), in Spain.

Many scientists believe that lying, sitting, and standing use up different amounts of energy.

However, until the recent study, no one had quantified the energy differences between the three behaviors.
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