What’s Your Health Risk?
The average American spends an average of 7.5 hours a day sitting at work. Additionally, the hours of inactivity amount to a whopping 22 hours a day when you factor in time spent watching TV, on the computer, sitting in the car and eating.
Health Risks of Prolonged Sitting
- Chronic back pain and headaches
- Weight gain, obesity or diabetes
- Cardiovascular decay
- Colon cancer
- Muscular disorders
Sitting can be risky, but there are alternatives. Those who alternated sitting with standing experienced these benefits: