You've heard the scary warnings about how hazardous sitting is to your health. If you work a sedentary desk job but exercise regularly, you may have thought that those warnings didn't apply to you. Well, here's your wake-up call: prolonged sitting may actually cancel out the effects of exercise, making it just as hazardous to an athlete's health as it is to that of a couch potato.
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Written by Curiosity Staff December 28, 2016
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