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Why sitting is bad for you - Murat Dalkilinç

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Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down.

Our bodily systems are designed for and in need of movement.

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  • Educator Murat Dalkilinç
  • Animator Jon Portman
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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