March 11, 2018 10:44 PM
Research conducted by the American Heart Association shows Americans sit for six to eight hours per day, often while using a screen, watching TV, talking on the phone or reading.
Further research shows inactivity can lead to long-term health problems such as depression, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and others. Some of those at higher risk include working Americans who spend 75 percent of their day in front of a computer.
Some try to counteract that inactivity by using standing desks, the benefits of which are subject to debate. But what's not so debatable is that taking five minutes of every half hour to stand up and move around will ultimately benefit body and mind.
Updated: March 11, 2018 10:44 PM
Created: March 11, 2018 08:25 PM
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