Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Fitness: Sitting, But Not Pretty

“According to a study published in the July 2008 edition of Current Cardiovascular Risk Results, the health consequences that develop from too much sitting are very different from those that result from too little exercise. In fact, the authors of the study have gone as far as labeling prolonged sitting as ‘a distinct health hazard.’ A study in the journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine showed that workers who spent 95 per cent of their day sitting increased their risk of neck pain. How do you conquer the effects of prolonged sitting? Exercise helps...

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