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How Much Should We Sit Each Day?

Thursday, June 04, 2015

"Metabolism slows down 90 percent after 30 minutes of sitting. The enzymes that move the bad fat from your arteries to your muscles, where it can get burned off, slow down. The muscles in your lower body are turned off. And after two hours, good cholesterol drops 30 percent. Just getting up for five minutes is going to get things going again. These things are so simple they're almost stupid."

This quote is from an article in the Washington Post today covering research on how much sitting is good, and how to incorporate more walking and moving about in our working hours. Here is the link to this great information:

http://www.washingtonpost.co
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