10 Reasons to Avoid Sitting Too Much

Do you sit at your desk for 9-12 hours per day? You are not alone.


If you work in accounting, programming or as a writer, you can easily be sitting at your desk all day before you take a break, and chances are that you sit while commuting to and from work as well. While technology has provided us with many advancements and job opportunities, remaining sedentary can pose a number of serious health risks.

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Some of these risks include obesity, metabolic syndrome and high blood pressureAccording to Dr. Mercola, “the more hours you spend sitting in a day, the shorter your lifespan may be. One study found, for instance, that reducing the average time you spend sitting down to less than three hours a day could increase your life expectancy by two years.”

Janet Miller, mom of four, former Fortune 500 executive and executive coach, has put together a list of 10 reasons to avoid sitting too much.


10 Reasons to Avoid Sitting Too Much


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Janet Miller is a mom of four, former Fortune 500 executive and executive coach. She lives the RV life and is the cofounder of Jen Reviews. She has been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, The Muse and Tiny Buddha.

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