We've all heard the bad news about the health risks associated with being sedentary, which for many of us that are struggling with CLL related fatigue, is perhaps just another worry that we wished we had the energy to do something about. Perhaps the following research news may prove reassuring? From an experiment with an admittedly small number of subjects, the adverse effect on the major leg artery lining of just sitting for 3 hours was measured and compared with the results of just spending 5 minutes every hour just slowly walking around. It seems that even a small amount of gentle exercise every hour is enough to be beneficial.
Indiana University Bloomington news release:
Are you sitting comfortably? (Part 1):
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