Fortunately, the way to cure sitting disease is simple: Wake up your muscles (especially the big ones in your legs, butt and core) with just two minutes of movement every 30 minutes!
—Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz, “You Docs: Stand up to ‘sitting disease’ at home and work,” The Roanoke Times, February 25, 2014
And get this: The so-called “sitting disease” affects smokers, nonsmokers, dedicated exercisers and healthy eaters. This is just one of many studies to crop up in recent years with similar evidence.
—Lauren Ennis, “New year, new you: 13 healthy habits to adopt in ’13,” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 3, 2013
—Nanci Hellmich, “Q&A: How to drop pounds with all-day activities, not exercise,” USA Today, January 22, 2009
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