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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sitting just as deadly as not exercising enough?

7-22-10: More research supporting that being physically inactive during most of your day can be just as deadly as not getting your minimum recommended amount of exercise per day. Read the latest research here:

http://shexbenupdates.blogspot.com/2010/07/more-time-spent-sitting-linked-to.html

This supports the NEAT (non-exercise activity thermogenesis) theory that it is good to get low intensity physical activity throughout the day.

1 comment:

  1. I don't have a sitting down type of job. For the five hours I work I am on my feet checking books in and out or shelving.Most of the time I am exhausted and have no energy for anything else, so I think or tell myself..I need to work on it!

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