Why sitting is bad for you


Listening — Advanced Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. Our bodies are not built for a   existence.

  2. The human body is built   .

  3. Our   depends on us moving around to circulate.

  4. Our   is elastic, making it mold to our motion.

  5. The   is a long structure made of bones.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Do you sit most of the time?Why? Why not?

  2. What are the dangers of too much sitting ?

  3. What do you do to stay active?


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      • feeling or appearing troubled or nervous
      • a good or helpful result or effect
      • a firm, whitish, flexible connective tissue found in various forms in the larynx and respiratory tract
      • the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism
      • (circulated) move or cause to move continuously or freely through a closed system or area
      • able to resume its normal shape spontaneously after contractions
      • the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth
      • a short band of tough, flexible fibrous connective tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint
      • the action or process of moving or being moved
      • the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex


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