22 Tips for Sitting Less and Moving More
(Part 1 of a 2 part article)
Sitting for prolonged periods of time has been called the "new smoking" due to increased health risks.
According to a study in the 2015 Annals of Internal Medicine, "Prolonged sedentary time was independently associated with deleterious health outcomes regardless of physical activity." Outcomes associated with sitting for prolonged periods of time included an increased incidence of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.