NOTE: The opinions in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily represent the views of Shortlister
Is sitting the new smoking? You may have heard this question over the past year. There is no doubt science is starting to show that sitting is really bad for us, and our lives are becoming more and more sedentary.
In a recent article by Susan Scutti entitled “Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise” she references a study that tracked not only how active the participants were, but also how frequently they were getting up and moving. The results? Long uninterrupted periods of sitting are really bad for us.