Sedentary Death Syndrome

Are you sitting yourself to death? Sedentary, seated lifestyles, are terrible for our well being. Many of us have desk jobs and sit for close to 50 hours per week. We have to counter this fully developed and unhealthy pattern of sitting way too much. Making sure you spend at least 30 minutes a day on cardiovascular fitness is a good start, however, you must still remind yourself throughout your day of work that you must get up and walk around for a few minutes. Put a small sticker on your computer screen or phone to serve as a reminder that you must not fall victim to the sedentary lifestyle that is slowly killing millions of American's. If your job really prohibits you from taking a 5 minute break every hour, at least stand at your desk for a few minutes every hour. Once again, sitting all day is no bueno and can lead to severe health problems. Sedentary Death Syndrome was a term that was created in 2002 by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. Although our intuitio

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