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Older women are sedentary most of the day: study

(Reuters Health) Older women spend about two-thirds of their time sitting, a new study suggests.
Sedentary behavior has been linked to disease and disability. That's in part because people who spend lots of time sitting also tend to not meet physical activity guidelines - but it's not the whole story.
"Even people who go to the gym every day and run 6 miles on a treadmill can be at risk for bad outcomes from being sedentary if they spend 8-10 hours seated at a desk and then watch TV with their spouse after dinner," Dr. Catherine A. Sarkisian told Reuters Health in an email…
"Being sedentary should not be accepted as a normal part of aging," Sarkisian said.
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