Did you know that most of us spend more time each day sitting than sleeping?
According to researchers, the average person sits for 9.3 hours daily! This is significantly more than the 7.5 hours of sleep that the typical American gets each night!
However, the human body is naturally designed to move, not sit, and the alarming consequences of our sedentary lifestyle are only just coming to light.
Discover why sitting may just be the ‘smoking’ of our generation and what we can do to fix it!
Our typical work week looks like this, “drive”, “desk” and “couch.”
This is a far cry from how humans have lived for the last few millennia. Before technology, the human lifestyle was inherently active. ‘Movement’ and ‘exercise’ weren’t separate activities that needed to be scheduled – they were simply part of everyday life.
In fact, the chair and couch only came on the scene two centuries ago which makes prolonged sitting a relatively new phenomenon in the overall span of human evolution. Numerous studies strongly suggest that prolonged periods of sitting increases our risk of chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular illness, and even cancer. Read on
I’ve enjoyed spending this time with you and thrilled that you are a part of our community.
To Your Healthy Truth and Happiness,