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Submission + - Sitting down too long is bad even if you exercise. (google.com)

Ant writes: "The Register and many more sources on Google News report that sitting down too long, even with exercises, is bad — "Swedish scientists have warned that too much sitting on your backside can provoke cancer, diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

That's pretty obvious, you might think, but the researchers from the Karolinska Institute and the Swedish School of Sport and Health warn that the excessively sedentary are running serious risks, irrespective of how much exercise they do when they're not plonked behind a desk, or lying on the sofa...""

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Sitting down too long is bad even if you exercise.

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