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Sitting all day is terrible for your health - now a new study finds a relatively easy way to counter it

Sitting all day is terrible for your health – now a new study finds a relatively easy way to counter it

Keith Diaz is an associate professor of behavioral medicine at Columbia University. The big idea ANALYSIS: To reduce the harmful effects of sitting on health, take a light walk for five minutes every half hour. That’s the main finding of a new study my colleagues and I published in the journal Medicine & Science in …

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To counter the effect of sitting too much, try astronaut training

To counter the effect of sitting too much, try astronaut training

Comment this story Comment Exercise like an astronaut and you may avoid the unhealthy effects of sitting too long, according to recent studies on the benefits of space workouts. The research, which involved astronauts on the International Space Station and bedridden volunteers in Houston, suggests that the right combination of scientifically tested exercises can avoid …

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