Over the last year, there has been a handful of articles on this exact topic. One particular Australian article was comparing it to smoking. But what does it mean?
Just think about it, if you have a sitting job, you sit at your desk, you eat lunch sitting down, that's about 7.5-8 hours of sitting, you then go home and eat dinner and watch TV sitting until you go to bed. Don't forget your commute to
A sedentary lifestyle is associated with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and lifestyle related cancers. That doesn't include the common musculoskeletal injuries associated with prolonged (and often poor posture) sitting such as lower back pain.