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7 Simple Exercises That Undo the Damage of Sitting

7 Simple Exercises That Undo the Damage of Sitting | bodyconscious | Scoop.it

 "If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the kitchen table to your desk at work to your chair in front of the TV. But as we’ve discussed before, spending most of your waking hours planted on your keister is terrible for your health."

 

You’ve probably experienced those moments when you get up from a sitting position and your butt feels numb and your hips feel so tight that you have to lean forward at the waist just to walk. Excessive sitting leaves your hips and legs tight and your glutes inactive. Even after you stand up, the ill effects of sitting stay with you and may prevent your butt muscles from firing at an optimal level when you really need them – like when you suddenly need to chase down a purse snatcher!


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From 100kg, kebab-eating smoker to elite marathon runner

From 100kg, kebab-eating smoker to elite marathon runner | bodyconscious | Scoop.it
Steve Way turned his life around to become a top athlete. He is one of several inspiring athletes at the Games with unconventional backgrounds.

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Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, July 28, 10:59 AM

It's never too late to start exercising. When they try to close the lid on the coffin, see how many times you can push it back up. Okay, maybe that's TOO late, so why not start now?