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sitting is the new enemy

Just sitting... it’s the new smoking!

PROLONGED SITTING IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH!

IT’S A FACT OF LIFE…

We spend most of our lives sitting – office work, home work, Facebook, Twitter, not to mention watching TV. Think about how many hours you spend just sitting each day: during transport, at work, at home. It’s astounding! According to recent, reliable research, the effects of prolonged sitting are just as harmful as smoking!

Most of us would think going to the gym or for a run/walk will offset or undo the bad effects – but that’s not the case!

Sitting is bad for circulation

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videos in the media

Sedentary lifestyles and the danger on our health has been well documented in the media.

  • ABC CATALYST

    16 August 2012
    This story from the ABC’s Catalyst program explores the dangers of sitting for long periods of the day and looks at how the workplace can make a difference to the health of staff.
  • 7 NEWS SEGMENT

    28 May 2013
    Experts are warning prolonged sitting could be as bad for you as smoking, and say fitness and a healthy diet are no replacement for regular breaks. Melissa Wildy reports.
  • UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    20 September 2012
    Prolonged sitting is a new risk factor, especially for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular health. This talk will explain the scientific evidence and indicate how and why prolonged sitting is a new health concern.

SITTING IS THE ‘NEW’ SMOKING!

The latest research from health professionals is that we all need to lead an active lifestyle, and make sure we move throughout the day, every day.

In other words, if your job is sedentary, you’re in trouble!  

Just sitting is a major contributor to chronic life threatening diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Sitting is the new smoking

IT’S A FACT OF LIFE...

We spend most of our lives sitting – office work, home work, Facebook, Twitter, not to mention watching TV.

Think about how many hours you spend just sitting each day: during transport, at work, at home. It’s astounding!

According to recent, reliable research, the effects of prolonged sitting are just as harmful as smoking!

We sit to much in the modern day
Sitting for too long is dangerous

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