Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Sitting is Killing You


Published on

Why sitting is considered the new smoking...

Published in: Healthcare
  • Login to see the comments

Sitting is Killing You

  1. 1. Why Sitting Is Killing You... And 10 Things You Can Do About It!
  2. 2. We're Not Designed to Sit
  3. 3. “Sitting is the New Smoking” Dr. James Levine, Mayo Clinic
  4. 4. “Exercise is not a perfect antidote for sitting.” Marc Hamilton, Pennington Biomedical Research
  5. 5. Electrical Activity of Muscles “The muscles go silent as a dead horse”
  6. 6. Increased Risk Insulin effectiveness drops 40% in single day!
  7. 7. Interferes with Weight Loss Enzymes that help breakdown fat drop 90%
  8. 8. People with sitting jobs have twice the rate of cardiovascular disease as people with standing jobs.
  9. 9. Sitting 6+ hours per day makes you up to 40% likelier to die in 15 years than someone who sits less than 3. Even if you exercise.
  10. 10. Sitting Ruins Your Spine
  11. 11. You're only as old as your spine. Chinese proverb
  12. 12. Nerves Keep You Alive
  13. 13. Misalignment Nerve Stress Dysfunction Dis-ease
  14. 14. Chiropractors adjust the spine to improve normal nerve function
  15. 15. Bro, do you even squat?
  16. 16. Chair Yoga
  17. 17. Small Movements NEAT = Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis
  18. 18. Try Standing
  19. 19. WWaallkk aanndd TTaallkk
  20. 20. TTiimmee ttoo mmoovvee!!
  21. 21. 201-836-9558