Anyone ever heard of “Sitting Disease”? This is actually a real thing.
Did you know the average person sits more than 12 hours a day AND the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality is physical inactivity?
Sitting for extended periods of time can lead to increased risk factors such as:
Sounds depressing, but the good news is there is an actual "easy fix" to combating Sitting Disease. Research has shown that low-intensity, non exercise activities like standing and walking are just as important as exercising on a daily/weekly basis.
It is recommended to switch between standing and sitting every 30 minutes for optimum health.
If you are finding yourself sitting, staring at a computer for hours a day, try this simple 5 minute exercise routine to help improve blood flow, improve mobility and increase energy.