11 Jul '12, 3pm

Time For That Standing Desk: Yet Another Study Says That Sitting Is Bad For You

Everybody out of the typing pool! A new study finds that if you sit less than three hours per day, it will add two hours to your life. According to Bloomberg Business Week: “It’s about the inactivity in your muscles,” [Peter] Katzmarzyk, a professor of epidemiology at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said yesterday in a telephone interview. “When you’re sitting your legs are completely inactive. It’s not just about getting physical activity in your life. Just because you’re doing 30 minutes of physical activity, what about the other 23.5 hours,” he said. “Don’t just sit the rest of the day.” BMJ Open /CC BY 2.0 Prevalence of sitting all day is widespread. NHANES is US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Other finds in the study, Sedentary behaviour and life expectancy in the USA: a cause-deleted life table analysis include the ...

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