“Sitting Is The New Smoking.”

This quote by Dr. James Levine is proving more accurate than ever. Dr. Levine is the director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative. He’s also credited with being the inventor of the treadmill desk.

Some Facts are revealed

Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in September of 2017 revealed some sobering truths. That is, there is a direct relationship between time spent sitting and your risk of early mortality of ANY cause. In short, as your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of death

The CDC Weighs In

Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in September of 2017 revealed some sobering truths. That is, there is a direct relationship between time spent sitting and your risk of early mortality of ANY cause. In short, as your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of death

It’s Tough Getting Older

Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise

As we age, our physical and mental function declines. Thus, we become more sedentary. There is no clear threshold or cutoff. However, those who sat for 13 hours per day had a 200% greater risk of death compared to those who sat less than 11 hours per day. As for duration, people who sat less than 30 minutes at a time had a 55% lower risk of death who sat for longer than 30 minutes. Participants who sat for more than 90 minutes at a stretch had a nearly two-fold higher risk of death than those who always sat less than 90 minutes at a time.

The Exact Mechanisms Are Unclear

Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise

The study was not designed to reveal the reasons why sitting increases the risk of early death. Some scientists theorize that sitting may lead to reductions in insulin sensitivity while other MD’s believe net calorie expenditures decline as sitting increases.

In Conclusion: Sitting Is Bad, But Sitting Too Long Is Worse

Sitting Can Kill You, Even If You Exercise

Perhaps, the most significant finding concerns the finding of total daily sedentary time and uninterrupted sedentary bout duration. Those at highest risk were people who had continuous sedentary bouts of 30 minutes or more that exceeded 12.5 hours per day.

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