SIT MOST OF THE TIME? EXCESSIVE SITTING LEADS TO AGING
The research is in. How many hours you sit each day can have a dramatic impact on your health and longevity and may cause back pain. Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine track women ages 64 to 95 and question them on their daily activities.
This is a must read for ‘sitters’! We live in a world of electronics, long hours of school and homework, motorized transportation and generalized reduced physical activity, and people may actually be aging faster due to excessive sitting.
Our bodies were made to move, but our way of life has us sitting a bunch! Check out this wonderful article that will give you an opportunity to do the Sitting-Rising test, and help you with easy tips for modifying your daily habits.
This article and the research supports the fact that we need to get rid of our sitting workstations as well as increase our daily exercise. Dr. Brian Becker recommends reading the entire article and following the easy steps to improve your health.