Sitting Is Bad For Your Health, But Offsetting Damage Is Easy: Study

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At a glance

  • The consequences of sitting for too long have been expounded for years, but a recent study found a simple way to combat the negative impacts being sedentary has on one’s health.
  • Just five minutes of light walking every half hour has been found to offset some of the increased risks that come with sitting for long stretches of the day, according to a new study published in the journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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