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Sitting For Too Long Is Bad For Health

Friday, January 14, 2011 10:00
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If you sit at a desk most of the day, you probably have some idea that it’s not good for your weight or health.

A new study, published online in the European Heart Journal, has found that people who sit for extended periods of time without taking short breaks, are at higher risk for heart disease, compared to those who take more frequent breaks to stand up and walk around.

Surprisingly, the researchers found that even if you go the the gym regularly, the negative impact of long bouts of inactivity also seem to apply.

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