Is Sitting the New Smoking?


I’ve got your attention now, don’t I?  We all know that smoking is terrible for us. Studies show direct connections with cancer and early death, and for obvious reasons.  So why in the world would I dare ask if sitting is the new smoking?  Surely sitting seems like a plate of veggies in terms of health when compared with smoking!

Truth is, sitting is just as bad for you as smoking.  In fact, it might actually be worse.

In this day and age there are so many people that pride themselves over their big time office job, where they make the big bucks by working long hours and being fully dedicated to their work.  Your dedication of being chained to your desk could come something major like a promotion…or diabetes, obesity, a slew of health problems, or even death.

Read more