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Dangers of Sitting: Try Walking More Throughout the Day

February 17, 20159 min
Whether at work or home, sitting all day is never a good idea.Study suggests sedentary behaviors increase risk of chronic disease.There is new evidence that prolonged, unbroken sitting time is related to people's risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes.Walking doesn't have to mean an hour outside walking briskly, it can be as simple as just walking around the office for 5 or 10 minutes just to get the blood flowing.Michele Stanten, a walking coach and ACE-certified fitness instructor, is here to give great advice about the best ways to keep moving to avoid that sedentary style.

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