sitting

Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise?

You’ve probably heard the trendy phrase that “sitting is the new smoking.” Although it’s an exaggeration to equate the two behaviors — nothing comes close to smoking in its many ruinous and deadly effects on the body — research does show that prolonged sitting may be harmful, even if you exercise regularly. Pooling results from more than 40 studies, researchers concluded that the more time people spend on their duffs