Do You Know the Dangers of Too Much Sitting?

I must confess that only a few months ago I was amazed to learn that the simple act of sitting can be damaging to my health. Okay, you have to be sitting for a while, but not all day. This is something you need to know more about. One observer called sitting the new smoking and I actually used that as a header on a blog post. You can decide for yourself whether that is inflammatory or not. When the staid New York Times gets into the discussion, I think it’s time to find out more.

For the record, it's not the chair that's evil, it's your sitting too long in it. Read some of the hints on this page ...

For the record, it’s not the chair that’s evil, it’s your sitting too long in it. Read some of the hints on this page …

Sit Less Live Longer- New York Times
How Sitting Too Long Affects Your Body – Infographic
Sitting is the New Smoking
7 Areas of the Body Affected by Sitting too Long – Infographic
Sitting Is Killing You – Infographic
Exercising More, Sitting Less Reduces Heart Failure Risk in Men
Too Much Sitting can be Hazardous to Your Health and Longevity
The Sitting and Rising Test Gives Clues to How Long You Might Live

 

Tony

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2 responses to “Do You Know the Dangers of Too Much Sitting?

  1. vonchris

    For one thing, sitting too long doesn’t help trim the belly fat (smile). Since I read this, I think I’ll stand for a minute.

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    • Thanks for your comment. Standing and moving is a fine idea. Don’t feel bad. I am astounded by the fact that such a seemingly innocuous act as sitting can be so damaging.

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