A sitting duck for disease
I’ve never been a smoker, but lately I’ve started to take on some of the same zeal of reformed addicts.
You see, a few years ago, I took a long, hard look at myself and decided to kick one of the most unnecessary and unhealthy habits I’d had for years: I quit sitting.
And I’ve been replacing sitting with standing at every opportunity since.
In January 2010, my research group at Baker IDI published a paper in Circulation that tracked the lifestyle habits of 8800 adults.
We asked how much time the participants spent