Stand Up to Size Down
Waist size is a rough indicator of how healthy you are.
A big waist means you’re more likely to have bad stuff going on inside your body — such as inflammation, high blood pressure, insulin resistance,
high blood sugar, and unhealthful fat deposits around vital organs.
All of which bump up your risk for conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
But taking frequent breaks from sitting could melt fat around your middle — and they don’t even have to be long breaks.
In the study, people h ad to st
and for only 1 minute for it to count as a break.
(Here are 12 other ways to drop a couple of pants sizes.)