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Stay Active While Carrying Out Desk Jobs

by Savitha C Muppala on  October 28, 2010 at 10:11 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
Those doing desk jobs can stay healthy by doing exercises while sitting, a new study has suggested.

The research reported in Men's Health cautioned that those who sit for hours at a time - even if they regularly work out at the gym - are at an increased risk for an early death.
 Stay Active While Carrying Out Desk Jobs
Stay Active While Carrying Out Desk Jobs
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Marc Hamilton warned that sitting for long periods is bad for the heart, and that holds true for "exercising couch potatoes," reports the New York Daily News.

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In other words, a person who jogs or goes on the elliptical five times a week, but hangs out at a desk all day other than that.

A study of the lifestyle habits of some 17,000 men and women revealed that those who sat for most of the day were 54pc more likely to have heart problems as those who rarely sat.

And it didn't matter how much the sedentary individuals weighed or how much they worked out.

Source: ANI
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