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LeBlanc: Study shows that even marathon runners spend a lot of time sitting

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By Pam LeBlanc - American-Statesman Staff



Turns out even marathon runners can qualify as slugs.

A study by two researchers from the School of Public Health at the University of Texas at Austin polled 200 people registered for the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon, asking how much time they spent sitting versus exercising. While they reported impressive amounts of time exercising, they also warmed a lot of chairs.

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