Does two hours of sitting really cancel out 20 minutes of exercise?

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A recent article -  Two hours of sitting cancels out 20 minutes of exercise, study finds 

I am calling BS on the study based on the math in the title.   In college my longest practice was an hour and twenty minutes, sometimes an hour and a half.  My coach was of the opinion that that was how long a basketball game was and to go longer would only result in pacing. 

There was little down time; we ran like the wind.  We were almost tireless.  I was in the best shape of my life.  I also had long hours sitting in the classroom, library, and in front of the TV – much more sitting than the four hours it would take to cancel out the gains derived from exercise. 

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