29 Jul '13, 12pm

Is constantly sitting worse for your health than SMOKING?

Is constantly sitting worse for your health than SMOKING?

Where are you as your read this article? Are you sitting at a desk? Lounging on a sofa? If so, you could be doing damage to your health. It turns out there is a strong link between sitting and health. Or, really, I should say between sitting and health-related conditions, like obesity. In fact, some scientists suggest that sitting all day could be worse for your health than smoking cigarettes. If you work a typical desk job, chances are you spend a good part of your day sitting. Heck, I do far from typical freelance work, and I am sitting on a sofa in a coffee shop as I type this. After a day of sitting, do you head home and maybe watch your favorite shows on TV, sitting down once again to unwind from your day? All told, we spend an average of around 12-13 hours on our booties. Even if you’re hitting the gym on a daily basis, you still spend a good part of the day sitting,...

Full article: http://feelgoodstyle.com/2013/07/29/sitting-and-health-is...

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