Chances of Becoming Disabled Rise with Sitting Time

sitting-killing-youNational Public Radio (NPR) just posted a piece about the dangers of sitting, remarking on a study done by researchers at Northwestern University that concluded:

…each additional hour a day spent sitting increases the risk of becoming physically disabled by about 50 percent — no matter how much exercise they get.

Scary stuff. So, what’s a man or woman to do in order to help prevent these oncoming disabilities? Simple:

Get non-fatiguing activity in as much as possible…that can be as simple as walking around the office, or parking your car at the far end of the parking lot or even just standing up while talking on the phone…

Read more on the NPR web site here.


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