Tagged: sedentary lifestyle

Can Prolonged Sitting Offset the Benefits of Exercise?

Sitting for long periods of time tightens our muscles (not in a good way), slows our metabolism, and can affect our body internally. What if you exercise a little bit during the day and then sit for a long time? Can sitting actually offset the benefits of exercise?

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Minimizing the Effects of Sitting

You’ve heard sitting is the new smoking right? “For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking.” ~ Martha Grogan, Cardiologist, Mayo Clinic.

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