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    Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    HealthWatch: Sitting Vs. Smoking « CBS San Francisco

    "Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous."



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Great - now you won't be able to sit in bars either.


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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    HealthWatch: Sitting Vs. Smoking « CBS San Francisco

    "Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous."
    stand up desks are going to be a big movement soon.

    also, these computer workstations on treadmills are becoming hot commodities in high-end hotel fitness rooms, as well for high-end home equipment. I know I want one.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    It makes a lot of sense. I know I feel like crap when I sit in the office all day as opposed to running around doing appointments.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    It makes a lot of sense. I know I feel like crap when I sit in the office all day as opposed to running around doing appointments.

    Well, let's be fair. With a face like that, I think anyone would feel sick.


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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    The bank is killing me!!!!!!!!!!!! Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Hello Workers Comp!



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneswereall View Post
    Well, let's be fair. With a face like that, I think anyone would feel sick.
    I know you must be talking about that lady, because I'm purty.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    I know you must be talking about that lady, because I'm purty.
    But do you have a purty mouth?


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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    It makes a lot of sense. I know I feel like crap when I sit in the office all day as opposed to running around doing appointments.
    I know. I never thought I'd have a problem with an office job, but you don't really realize how much more you are up and moving around during the day when you're in school compared to when you're working. It sucks.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    I can't stand sitting for long periods, then again I don't like to be up a lot either. I bought an exercise ball to sit on instead of a chair at my desk at my apartment.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    I'm going to use this thread to convince my employer to let me have a couch and a laptop instead of my desk.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    I'm going to use this thread to convince my employer to let me have a couch and a laptop instead of my desk.

    Why sit when you can lay down?



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    HealthWatch: Sitting Vs. Smoking « CBS San Francisco

    "Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous."
    Next up: Mercy to refuse to hire anyone who sits too much at home.



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    Re: Sitting as dangerous as smoking?

    I love the comments on the article that bascially amount to "No one should do medical research because it might lead to a law getting passed".



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