The health affects of sitting all day include increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat and abnormal cholesterol levels. Everyday more research is being completed that helps us better understand how our body’s react to a sedentary lifestyle. Here is helpful graphic that summarizes the threat and how to combat sitting all day.
Highlights of the study:
- Sitting increases risk of death up to 40%.
- Obese people sit 2.5 hours more per day than thin people.