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Each Hour of TV You Watch Shortens Your Life By…

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Health It UP

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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Bryan DiSanto
22 minutes! Researchers in Australia recently conducted a study on 11,000 adults to get to the bottom of just how horrible TV-watching really is for your health. Well…I didn’t really see this coming, but the results were pretty shocking. The researchers found that Australian’s 25+ collectively watched ~9.8 BILLION hours of TV since 2008, which equated to a loss of 286,000 hours of life–or about 22 minutes/hour of TV watched. Wow…That’s pretty incredible. Thinking about it, you’d have to watch ~23,890 hours to cut 1 year off of your life, or ~65.5 hours to cut 1 day off of your life. Well then, thinking to myself…I’ve already lost a few months of my life. Although I do question the validity of the study and their assumption that the loss of years of life is directly caused by TV watching (also,...

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