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Medical News Today: Moving every 30 minutes may help you live longer

September 12, 2017


Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study.

Researchers found that adults in the United States spend more than 12 hours per day sitting down, and the more time spent sitting, the greater their risk of premature death from all causes will be.

But it’s not all bad news. The team also found that getting up and moving around every half an hour could help to reduce the harms of prolonged sitting.

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