Get Up and Walk Around if You Want to Live


Sitting all day is literally killing you, but standing all day is exhausting. A sit-stand workstation may be ideal, but the solution may be even more simple.

American adults sit for approximately eight hours a day. … The impairment in endothelial function is significant after just one hour of sitting. It is interesting to see that light physical activity can help in preventing this impairment.

Get up and walk around every hour or so, for about five minutes, and you’ll be fine.

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