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Sedentary Death Syndrome: What it is and what you can do to prevent it

By now you may have heard that our largely sedentary modern lifestyle is an increasingly large contributor to premature death. There’s now even a name for this condition: sedentary death syndrome, also known as “the sitting disease.” How serious is sedentary death syndrome? Recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest it could be […]

The sitter's disease: What your chair-based lifestyle is doing to your health

The sitter’s disease: What your chair-based lifestyle is doing to your health

We now understand that sitting for extended periods is associated with several negative health effects. In fact, prolonged sitting can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and premature death.