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Answered 2010-11-24 01:37:44

Capillaries supply blood to your tissues. When the body is at rest, less energy is being used so the capillaries are not as engorged in comparison to exercise.

When one rests on harder surfaces, more pressure points occur that can close off capillaries and decrease blood flow. This can be amended with cushioning, or balanced by changing body position intermittently to allow easier circulation to these areas.

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