The simple assumption is that sitting is bad because if you're not standing or moving, you're not burning calories. That's part of the equation, but it's not just about weight gain. A new study shows that those who sit often are more likely to be disabled by 60. Now, at the ripe age of 29, 60 still sounds like a time far in the future to me, but it's not. Sixty is by no means old. Sixty is not use-a-walker old, or rent-a-scooter old, or even walk-slowly old. Sixty is a mature adult; not a hunched-over great-grandpa.
If sitting isn't just about not burning calories, what's the big deal? Sitting triggers the body to send signals toRead More »from Study Shows Sitting Increases Disability Risk: 6 Tips to Help You Do it Less