Sitting Risk: Risk Of Prolonged Sitting

Sitting Risk: Risk Of Prolonged Sitting. Most of the time you spent everyday sitting? If so, then you need to feel anxious because of the risk of death to be closer to you, even if you’re exercising regularly.

Sitting Risk: Risk Of Prolonged Sitting

Sitting Risk: Risk Of Prolonged Sitting

It was revealed from a survey of more than 10 years carried out against 17 ​​thousand residents of Canada.

Not only in Canada, the Australian study also showed that women who spend more time sitting at risk of developing metabolic syndrome, and prone to heart disease and diabetes. Risk of developing the disease was even increased by 25%.

Elin Ekblom-Bak of the Swedish School of Sport and Health Science in the British Journal of Sports Medicine wrote that after four hours of sitting, the body starts to send harmful signals that cause the genes regulating the amount of glucose and fat in the body is reduced.

Surveys in Australia also noted that most television programs play a role in making people lazy to move from her seat. Sitting for hours in front of the television increases the risk of heart disease by 18% and overall mortality risk by 11%.

Prolonged sitting may cause sitting in different position which may lead to poor posture. Prolonged sitting may cause back pain and neck pain.

To avoid all these risks, the easiest way is to reduce the habit of sitting in the same place for more than 40 minutes. Interspersed with standing, walking and drinking water. Perform a variety of activities to reduce the time you sit down.

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