Sitting is the new smoking

"Sitting is the new smoking” as per Dr. Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative. "Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” says Dr. Levine. The human body is not designed to sit for prolonged periods. The muscles in the back along with the hamstrings and the gluteus maximus evolved over years to help stabilize your spine and work synergistically to maintain posture. When one is sitting the big muscles like the hamstrings and glutes are not contracting. This automatically reduces your basal metabolic rate, decreases the circulation to your l

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