Sitting is Killing You. Stretching is Pointless. Running Doubles Your Memory Brain Cells. Drink Only When Your Thirsty. Chocolate Milk is the Ideal Recovery Drink. Squats are the Best Exercise.

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NPR Story: Sitting is KILLING You, Stretching in Useless, Running Doubles Your Memory, & Walking Prolongs Your Life

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Sitting is Killing You.

Stretching is Pointless.

Running Doubles Your Memory Brain Cells.

Drink Only When Your Thirsty.

Chocolate Milk is the Ideal Recovery Drink.

Squats are the Best Exercise.

Exercise Improves Your Ability to Think…into your 80s.

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No matter who you are.  You need to listen to this story.  Especially if you work from your office.

This interview is with Gretchen Reynolds, the author of “The First 20 Minutes.”

“Sitting for long periods of time — when you don’t stand up, don’t move at all — tends to cause changes physiologically within your muscles,” says Reynolds. “You stop breaking up fat in your bloodstream, you start getting accumulations of fat … in your liver, your heart and your brain. You get sleepy. You gain weight. You basically are much less healthy than if you’re moving.” – Gretchen Reynold

Learn more about this Standing, Sitting, Stretching, Running, Drinking Water, Chocolate Milk and this NPR Story/Interview here:  Gretchen Reynolds Interview

Read an excerpt of “The First 20 Minutes” here:  “The First 20 Minutes.” 

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