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Via Runner’s World:

A new study from the Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that not even active folks can escape the harmful effects of sitting for too long on a regular basis.

Even among the adults who were the most active (with seven or more hours of MVPA per week), watching TV for 7+ hours per day was associated with a 47% higher risk of all-cause mortality and a 50% higher risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who watched less than an hour per day.

The full article is available via the Runner’s World website.

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