We're always being told that sitting is the new smoking and the long term damage of our sedentary lifestyle leads to inflammation, hypertension, cancers, heart disease, mental illness etc.
But long term means a long time in the future, right?
Not very motivating to get me moving right now!
This study shows the physical damage to veins in our legs that is visible after just 2 hours of sitting. No wonder so many of us suffer from restless legs, heavy legs, painful varicose veins, spider veins etc. Researchers warn that standing up isn't necessarily the answer - we have to actually move to get all of our muscle groups activated and coordinated - exactly the kind of movements proposed in the doses of dance by Click and Dance.
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