Sitting for Prolonged Periods of Time Increases Your Risk of Heart Disease

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Driving in a car, working at your desk, watching TV at night – it’s not hard to find a good seat these days. But all that sitting could have a negative impact on your health. In fact, recent research shows that even if you’re fairly active and getting in our daily steps, sitting for prolonged periods of time is associated with a significantly higher risk of heart disease.

Wondering about the impact sitting has on your day? Fitbit data scientists pulled together aggregated and anonymous data from over one million Fitbit users, and found that on average some users can be sedentary for prolonged periods of up to 90 minutes at a time throughout the day.

Find out more about your need to move at the The Fitbit Blog


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