A job that has you sitting all day can lead to health concerns. If changing jobs is nit an option, there are ways that you can counter the bad effects caused by sitting for hours at work. You could use your lunch break to go for a walk but there are things you can do during business hours as well. Find out here what you can do. Sitting all day can lead to obesity, metabolic syndrome and even cancer, starting a new routine at work can fight these and other unhealthy conditions.
- According to scientists, people should be standing up for at least two hours a day, with a goal of four hours a day.
- According to James A. Levine, M.D., Ph.D. of the Mayo Clinic, prolonged sitting is linked to obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol, and heart disease.
- One way to healthy at a desk job is to hold stand-up meetings, which is a time-saver and will keep the blood flowing better than sitting in a chair.
“Experts say prolonged sitting accounts for an increase in a variety of health concerns.”
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