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Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it takes about 60 to 75 minutes of "moderate intensity" exercise to undo the damage of sitting for at least eight hours a day.And the added risk of parking yourself in front of a television for five hours or more a day after sitting at the office is so high even the hour of exercise is not enough to reverse the ill effects of sitting.Researchers found that people with the highest levels of moderate physical activity – 60 to 75 minutes daily– erased the higher risk of death linked to being seated for more than eight hours a day. But even that exercise regime was not enough to counter the hazards of also watching more than five hours of television a day.
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