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The rise of the American couch potato: Most of us spend more than 6 hours a day sitting down - up from 5 hours a decade ago, study finds

Most Americans an hour more a day sitting than they used to a decade ago, a new study says.  Researchers found sitting time for adults rose from 5.5 hours per day to almost 6.5 hours and teenagers' sitting time increased from seven hours per day to more than eight.  They also found that a quarter of Americans spent at least three hours a day lounging in front of a computer outside of school or work.  Read more...



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