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The Truth About Sitting Down

You’ve probably had a sneaking suspicion that sitting isn’t so great for you and it turns out you’re right.

The Truth

Sitting is not only making us fat, lazy, and weak (all bummers) — it’s shaving precious years off of our desk-bound lifespans: men who sit six hours a day are 20 percent more likely to die than men who sit three hours a day, and women who sit six hours a day are 40 percent more likely to die.

Now if that didn’t propel you to your feet, here’s a nasty red and black chart by the team at MedicalBillingandCoding.org that will make the hair on the back of your neck stand on its tippy toes.

sitting is killing you


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