How much do you sit down each day? A couple of hours every day?
Well maybe it’s time to change that!
With all the computers, laptops and everything moving to a digital world, more and more people are sitting down with a screen in front of them. But do you know what this actually does to your body?
Sitting can increase your death by 40% and when you are planted in your seat, it’s tough to get out. Whether it be a comfy couch or a padded desk chair. But with all the negative side effects of sitting for a long period of time, it’s best to get up and walk every couple of hours and be active when you get home from work.
Even try standing up when you need to do work at your desk to keep upright and stop you from staying stationary.
Here is an infographic that can help you learn more about the side effects of sitting for long periods of time: