Infographic: Sit Less and Live Longer

Posted by Christine Skiffington on Sep 19, 2016 2:01:02 PM

Sit_Less_Live_Longer_635.pngThe human body is made to move. Why else would we have 640 muscles? But many people spend much of their days sedentary (up to eight or nine hours of sitting).

A sedentary lifestyle can double your risk of developing diabetes and increase your risk for heart disease, obesity, and cancer.

Too much sitting can even decrease your life expectancy by up to two years.

Use the tips in this infographic to fit more activity into your busy day.



Topics: Fitness

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