Don't Just Sit There! It Could Lead to Disability Later in Life

By , SparkPeople Blogger

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.

7 Things Only People Who Are Trying To Lose Weight Understand Huffington Post Healthy Living
When you're trying to get healthy, life changes. Sometimes, only those who are also trying to lose weight can understand where you're coming from. You'll love this roundup of truths from others in your (gym) shoes!

How Not to Look Stupid on a Rower SELF
The rowing machine is one of the most underused pieces of equipment at the gym, but it's also one of the most effective… and the most intimidating. Here's how to use it correctly.

Sit More, And You're More Likely To Be Disabled After Age 60 NPR
Stand up and take notice to this story: No matter how much exercise you get, sitting will increase your risk of becoming disabled, after age 60, according to new research. (Did you also know that older women are inactive for about two-thirds of the day?)

Drop That Delivery Menu Self
Pondering a pizza delivery? Not after you see how easy and tasty these takeout swaps are!

10 Things People Who Are Trying to Lose Weight Are Tired of Hearing Women's Health
Here are more truths from real people who are losing weight--this time they dish about what you don't want to hear when you're trying to drop pounds.

California lawmaker wants warning labels on sugary drinks Reuters
Would you support a warning label on a sugary drink?

My FAT to FIT fabrication. Carla Birnberg
This blogger proves once and for all that you can't trust most "before-and-after" pics--and we're all beautifully imperfect.

Which stories topped your "must-read" list this week?

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you have sitting exercises in chair, can I get a printout? Report
These floating ads are a pain! It takes away from the information posted and finds my fuse. There is a good bit of info here if you have the patience. Report
The Fitness page is a can't get through the ads to read it and the free calorie calculator requires a sign in. This is a bad link to share here! Report
I can't read the 1st article, as an ad overrides it :( Couldn't find where to get rid of the ad... Report
mine are "Drop that delivery menu" and "Sit More, And You're More Likely To Be Disabled After Age 60" both very interesting Report
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