Can sitting for long hours put you in trouble?
You may want to stand up while you read this.
Experts now say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day — and work your way toward four.
Today, the average office worker sits for about 10 hours – office meeting, sending emails, eating meals, mobile, computer etc.
Medical researchers have long warned that prolonged sitting is dangerous, associated with a
-significantly higher risk of heart disease
– muscle and joint problems especially muscles in your lower body are turned off.
– Metabolism slows down 90 percent after 30 minutes of sitting.
– Enzymes that help break down fat drop by 90%
– Good cholesterol drops by 20%
Just getting up for five minutes is going to get things going again.
So SIT LESS MOVE MORE