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Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death

January 22, 2015

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Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Julie Corliss is the executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter. Before working at Harvard, she was a medical writer and editor at HealthNews, a consumer newsletter affiliated with The New England Journal of Medicine. She … See Full Bio
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February 19, 2015

Sitting for long hours when you’re working in front of your computer is absolutely inevitable. But there are definitely ways to avoid sitting too much. Stand up and stretch whenever you can. Go get and drink some water and visit the rest room more often. Park your car farther from your office and take advantage of walking. Walk after eating your lunch. These are just few tips.

January 29, 2015

I have always found it fascinating that, if you stand up 2 hours a day, where you would otherwise sit down, you will run a marathon a month. Calory wise.

January 23, 2015

This study is a compilation of many questionnaires and shows an apparent link between sedentary work and multiple serious disorders. The finding that significant exercise after or before work does not mollify this effect makes little intuitive sense and should be regarded with suspicion. I cant think of one good reason for it, except that some folks who are sedentary and know they are probably not doing the right thing for their bodies, lie about the exercise.

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January 23, 2015

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James Manson
January 23, 2015

As Syarief said, I also work a lot behind computer as a webmaster. After reading this great post I think I need to start working out a lot more. My backs are killing me, hope your advice will help me get rid of the back pain.

Syarief Hidayat
January 22, 2015

I also do a job that made me sit a lot. I mean, I spent a lot of time sitting in from of my computer. After reading this post, I will try to reduce it. Cause you know, I want to live longer, hoho.

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