Dangers of Sitting

We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe.

Sitting for extended periods of time has been associated with increase in heart disease, colon cancer, muscle weakness, back and neck pain, and more.

What can you do about it? Fortunately the solution is movement. Below are some samples.

You can download a PDF poster from The Washington Post of the dangers of sitting.

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