SIT LESS. STAND MORE. START NOW.
By: HealthSource Chiropractic
Do You Have Sitting Disease?
- Heart Disease?
- High Blood Pressure?
- Achy Back?
- Foggy Brain?
Sitting IS shortening your life.
Excessive time spent sitting increases the risk of diabetes and heart attack, and causes high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, sore backs and foggy brains.
Avg. hours driving + Avg. hours of sitting at home = Too much sitting
Here’s how to defeat Sitting Disease:
Standing up during meetings or while on the phone
Sitting on an exercise ball instead of a chair
Taking regular breaks to stretch
Wearing a pedometer and starting a friendly competition with coworkers to see who can take the most steps in one day
Starting a lunchtime walking group
Grabbing coffee or lunch a few extra blocks away
Holding a walking meeting with colleagues
Invest in an elevated desk