Wednesday, May 13, 2015

What Sitting Too Long Can Do To Your Body

Your body is designed for regular movement, but many people spend the majority of their day sitting too long.
On average, an adult spends nine to 10 hours each day sitting, which is so much inactivity that even a 30- or 60-minute workout can't counteract its effects.

Think I'm kidding? It's absolutely true.

As Katy Bowman, a scientist and author of the book: Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement, told Reuters:

"Actively sedentary is a new category of people who are fit for one hour but sitting around the rest of the day… You can't offset 10 hours of stillness with one hour of

sitting too long

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