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Sitting Risks: How Harmful Is Too Much Sitting?

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Shoulders rounded, head forward, and eyes down.

Remind you of anyone you know?

It’s human nature to assume this Quasimodo-like trend is “no big deal,” but your Grandmother was wise when she told you to “stand up straight!”

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Why Prolonged Sitting May Be Worse Than You Think

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With the world rapidly changing, more people than ever are moving their primary work environment home. With the convenience, decreased travel times, and lowered office expenses, has also come a rise in sedentary desk activity… aka sitting!

With research suggesting we are now sitting for 12+ hours a day, up from the 10 hours of our waking time being sedentary, there’s little question that the short and long-term effects of prolonged sitting won’t be good.

Over the past decade, it’s been well documented that extended periods of sitting has negative health consequences, many of them even unexpected, much like the increased risk of developing Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

On the surface, negative consequences for spinal health seem to be obvious, but upon closer examination, the effects of prolonged sitting go far beyond simply achy shoulders and headaches.

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The Kind Of Creep Your Mom Never Warned You About…

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The Kind Of CREEP Your Mom Never Warned You About…

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Quick Poll – Do you sit for your job? If so, for how many hours on average each day? Comment below!

.. And join us for our monthly challenge: Get Up And Move Every 20min.

Yes, we know that getting up every 20 minutes may not be the most productive, but isn’t your health more important?

Even just standing up and marching in place for a 30 seconds can make an incredible difference and prevent the damaging effects of creep.

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Is Squatting Bad For You?

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I bet if I asked you “What is more risky for your body, squatting or sitting?” you would say “well squatting, obviously.”  And, I can understand why…

We’ve been taught that squatting is dangerous… a sure-fire way to hurt your back and knees…sitting, on the other hand, must be safe because, well, we sit all the time and nothing bad happens right?

Yet another myth we’ve been sold.

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