The average American sits for 13 hours a day. Can you believe that? I am no stranger to the need of getting up and getting moving.
I know I sure can because I am guilty of that. Granted, some days I sit less than this, but since I started working from home I have fallen into that trap of sitting way too much. And by way too much I honestly mean, waaaaay too much.
Sad thing is, some people sit longer than that. If you factor in sitting in transportation to get to work, sitting at their work desk and then they go home to sit at the dinner table and/or sit in front of their television or the computer. The end result is a rise is illnesses such as obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, back and posture problems, wrist pain etc. [Read more…]