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Easy exercises for couch potatoes

Posted December 04, 2013, 4:42 pm Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter If you have trouble finding the motivation to break away from the television and exercise, try couchersizing—staying on or near your couch and exercising during commercial breaks. Why bother? As I write in the December 2013 Harvard Health Letter, a growing body of evidence links the amount of time spent sitting to illness and even death. “Minimizing long periods of…

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