Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad for Your Health

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Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad for Your Health

It Hurts Your Heart

Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and conductors or guards, who don’t. Though their diets and lifestyles were a lot alike, those that sat were about twice as likely to get heart disease as those that stood.

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By |2020-01-01T15:38:58+00:00January 1st, 2020|

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Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad for Your Health

It Hurts Your Heart

Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and conductors or guards, who don’t. Though their diets and lifestyles were a lot alike, those that sat were about twice as likely to get heart disease as those that stood.

 

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