9 Reasons Sitting Is (REALLY) Bad for You -- And 1 Thing You Can Do About It

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You're going to want to stand up to read this. No, really. Because you know how you sit to work, read, drive, watch a movie or a kids' baseball game, and eat dinner. It's all turning you into a horrible person. Physically, that is.


According to science-y people -- who apparently stand all day in their labs, looking for ways they can shame and/or devastate people -- the whole sitting thing is killing us. Really.

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Read on to see why we should all push our couches out the front door. (Then flip them onto their side so we don't sit on them out there, either.)

Would you be more bummed if #5 or #6 happened to you?...Or have they already?


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