WaPo: Sitting for long can be deadly.
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09-09-2014, 09:40 PM (This post was last modified: 09-09-2014 09:47 PM by HU.Junyuan.)
WaPo: Sitting for long can be deadly.
I do full squats. Normally after every half an hour of sitting, I crouch 20 times and walk for a while. The attention span of an adult is generally 20 minutes after all. It's always good to get refreshed a little.

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Take a seat. You may be able to reverse the damage to your health.

By Abby Phillip September 8

Sitting for eight or more hours a day can be deadly.

That fact has been hammered home in study after study showing the negative health effects -- including heart disease, poor circulation and joint pain -- associated with being parked on your behind for most of the day. The only sure way to prevent those problems, researchers have said, is to sit far less.

But there is growing evidence that there are ways to reverse the damage without necessarily committing to being on your feet for eight or more hours a day.

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09-09-2014, 10:47 PM
RE: WaPo: Sitting for long can be deadly.
I sit for most of my day. But at work I usually get up every 15 mins for a bathroom break (constantly drinking water at work) and I take a mile walk every day during lunch. Hoping that will help counteract.

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