Sitting Could Shorten Your Life Expectancy


By analyzing data from the NHANES researchers have found that by limiting time watching television (any screen time?) to less than 2 hours per day added 1.38 years of life. Cutting total daily sitting time to less than 3 hours increased life expectancy by 2 full years. This analysis is based on 166,738 survey respondents followed for almost 10 years.

PositiveTip: Let's move it! Walk instead of sit with a friend while talking--even at work.