Maybe it's genetic. Maybe I can't help being lazy. Now, though, I'm questioning myself as to whether it is laziness or just an avoidance of what needs to be done, ie. the harder things and you probably know what I'm talking about - writing for the book. I got up this morning around 7am knowing that I had to be out of the house by 9.55am. Regular physical activity is a crucial part of living a healthy lifestyle. However, a majority of American adults spend their waking hours sitting, which leads to a variety of health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Now, a researcher from the University of Missouri has identified a specific gene related to physical inactivity in rats that could.