How to Avoid the Deadly Impacts of Sitting (Video)

Sitting at a desk job means you are twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease. That’s a giant risk from an unlikely suspect: your computer chair. The secret to avoiding scary sitting-related health impacts isn’t quitting your day job and becoming a personal trainer. The key is posture. Watch this video to find out what to do with your back, your body and your work-breaks to make sure you stay healthy.

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98 comments

Jeanne Rogers
Jeanne Rogers21 days ago

Thank you for sharing.

Naomi Dreyer
Naomi Dreyerabout a month ago

Yes. Modern life is computers, cars, couches.

Fi T.
Fi T.10 months ago

Don't be stuck in the seat; get moving

Teresa W.
Teresa W.10 months ago

I want to die.

Tanya W.
Tanya W.11 months ago

Ta

Joel Romp
Joel R.2 years ago

this was awesome, thank you.

Kate S.
Kate S.2 years ago

TY

Franck Rio
Frank R.2 years ago

Thanks

Dale O.

True Brian M, but for the most part we don't have the same kind of jobs that they had in 'the olden days' when people got up at five in the morning, spent endless hours in the fields as they laboured long and hard. Too bad that employers don't set up some gym room for some physical exercise breaks or even Tai Chi.

Brian M.
Past Member 2 years ago

Humans are not evolved for eight hour plus days of sitting still. One of the best things we can do (assuming we have one of those jobs that consists mainly of sitting) is choose to do our jobs standing up for at least 15 minutes of every hour of work. Not only is this good for the immediate health, but just making this simple change will cause most people to lose ten to twenty pounds over the course of a year.