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Stand Up Every 20 Minutes...Walk


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A nice easy walk will improve your health!"Sitting for long periods of time, when you don't stand up, don't move at all, tends to cause changes physiologically within your muscles," says Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds "You stop breaking up fat in your bloodstream, you start getting accumulations of fat in your liver, your heart and your brain. You get sleepy. You gain weight. You basically are much less healthy than if you're movingIf you can stand up every 20 min,even if you nothing else

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 10/5/2012 in Living With Diabetes | 4 Comments
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SUNSHINE6442 10/5/2012 7:14:00 AM

    Walk ,,,You will lose weight, you lessen your chance of heart disease, and you will improve your brain. But if you can do nothing else, stand up
CELES52 1/26/2014 11:45:00 PM

    Makes sense! Good advice~ I like this. emoticon
IRISSTUART 10/11/2012 11:39:00 AM

    Good idea. I hate exercise. I worked on a farm as a kid, played all the sports available through school and chased 3 children around for 10 years. I do like to sit at the computer now, finishing a 2000 page trilogy but I can stand up every 20 minutes or so and will probably enjoy do that..
EARTHSMILE 10/6/2012 7:47:00 PM

    Thank you for the encouraging info. This is motivating. emoticon

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