Your Life, Your Health: Risks of Sitting

Shaker Pointe’s ‘Sit to be Fit’ class incorporates movements to improve physical motion.  A new study by Northwestern Medicine says if you’re 60 and older, every additional hour a day you spend sitting is linked to a 50-percent great risk of being disabled.  Routine physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, depression, in addition to lowering blood pressure and increasing your metabolic rates.

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