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Is sitting still slowly killing us? – podcast | News – The Guardian

Modern lifestyles are increasingly sedentary and inactive, and the public health effects of this are only just starting to show up, says author and Guardian reporter…

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The past year has seen an unprecedented level of confinement indoors. As national lockdowns forced people to stay inside for their safety another health crisis was slowly developing: a decades-long crisis of inactivity.
The Guardians Peter Walker, author of a new book The Miracle Pill tells Anushka Asthana that our increasingly sedentary lifestyles are doing us untold damage. In fact he says, 1.5 billion people around the world are so inactive they are at greater risk of everything from heart disease…

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