Updated: Aug 28
Since the 1980s, it has become more and more common for people to spend countless hours sitting at a screen throughout the day, leading to a sedentary lifestyle. Physical inactivity contributes to over three million preventable deaths worldwide per year (6% of all deaths). It is the fourth leading cause of death due to non-communicable diseases, which is the reason why I consider sitting as the smoking of our generation. Research has shown negative impacts across a wide variety of our body systems, including
What can we do to save ourselves? In four words – Move More, Sit Less!
Reversing the trend of a sedentary lifestyle with healthier habits today will greatly benefit our overall health tomorrow!