Is Sitting the New Smoking? (Telsec)

This article talks about the increased time that people sit in a day… on average that’s 9.3 hours daily, compared to 7.7 hours sleeping, that’s been growing in recent years due to the increase in desk-based jobs. While exercising 20-30 minutes per day is still recommended, the benefits of exercise can be lost with too much sitting. Even just standing and moving throughout the day is enough to increase the health of a person who would otherwise simply sit.

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