If you find yourself sitting at your desk too much during the day give these 6 sitting fitness exercises a go to allow movement through your body.
People with sitting jobs have twice the rate of cardiovascular disease as people with standing jobs.
As soon as you sit:
- electrical activity in the leg muscles shuts off
- calorie burning drops to 1 per minute
- enzymes that help break down fat drop 90%
After 2 hours of sitting:
- good cholesterol drops 20%
After 24 hours of sitting:
- insulin effectiveness drops 24% and risk of diabetes rises