Sitting down for long periods of time can lead to health complications and have a negative effect on your posture. @standuptositting explains the effects of sitting down for too long and ways you can combat sedentary behaviour.
Put simply, yes. This is not pseudo-science BS that I’m just preaching to scare you all. I will explore the scientific evidence that widely supports that sitting for long periods of time does much more harm than good.
But why is sitting the silent killer?
Sitting down commits a flawless, quiet killing because the victim is unaware of it potential harm that extends beyond poor posture and a numb butt.
The effects of sitting are easy to dismiss because it is almost a necessary part of life. Since many of us work from our laptop or computer, the immediate thought would to be sit down at our desks to do so, or lie in bed. Even in primary school, any kid who dare stood up was immediately told to sit back down. Like…
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