Sitting is Lethal

Sitting is Lethal

Sitting is Lethal

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How important is it to exercise if your job requires you to be seated for your entire shift?  Mayo Clinic doctor James Levine, a specialist on the harmful effects of inactivity, and others have used clinical studies to prove that even in healthy people, a chair-based lifestyle sets up the physiological conditions for the onset of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity — and ultimately, shorter lifespans.” (Tuesday, March 20, 2007 | 12:09 PM ET CBC News)

 

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