Why Sitting Down Might Kill You

Photo Credit: Bark via CC Flickr

Photo Credit: Bark via CC Flickr

I recently came across a great little picture that explains to us the dangers of excessive sitting. I believe that this is even more of a problem than most people realize. In today’s day and age with the increasing usage of the computer, TV and video games, we have made ourselves people who are out of shape, lethargic, and a generation of couch potatoes.

While it is true that sitting down and resting is a good thing for us, it is the extreme quantity of sitting that can cause serious health issues and physical problems. I trust that the following information will benefit you (if you fall into the category of a big sitter) and present you with some helpful tips.

Photo Credit: Unknown

Photo Credit: Unknown

  6 comments for “Why Sitting Down Might Kill You

  1. June 15, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    Great post…time to stand up!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. June 15, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    Great post! I pinned it!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. June 15, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    Reblogged this on HelpingOthersHelpThemselves.

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  4. June 16, 2015 at 6:45 am

    We have some stand-up work stations at my office exactly for this purpose. Expensive but well worth it. Great post, Coach.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. June 18, 2015 at 11:47 am

    Getting up and going for a walk, right after I take a nap. Laying down is OK, right?

    Liked by 1 person

  6. June 19, 2015 at 1:06 am

    I just got a diagnosis of high cholesterol… so….. exercise, exercise, exercise! Well, and laying off the “bad list” of nummies….. sigh. :-{

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