15. Sitting all-day long
“A cartoon showing a group waiting to take the elevator up one flight to the gym is characteristic of our culture,” says David Katz, M.D., director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Sure, high-intensity exercise is great, but frequent bouts (read: getting up and moving throughout the day) of light exercise are too. Just because you get your workout in at 6a.m. doesn’t mean you’re fine sitting the rest of the day. The two are not mutually exclusive.
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