Life has no doubt become fast paced, but there is hardly any body movement these days. This technology driven world has tied everyone to their computers. We spend most of our time sitting down, thanks to our jobs and easy access to everything on the internet. When things are just a click away, who doesn't want to get their tasks done in the comfort of their homes? Convenience is making mankind lazier than ever before and such inactive lifestyle can have serious consequences on health. Find out the astonishing facts and ill effects of sitting down in this infographic.
You are 40% more likely to die in the next 15 years if you sit for more than six hours in a day.
Sitting makes people fat. In America, 1 in 3 persons is obese.
Sitting down does not involve spending any energy. Your body immediately goes into a meltdown when you sit.
While it is inevitable for us to sit for 8 hours in a day as per our job demand, its the additional sitting outside work that poses a deadly threat.
Sitting time should be interrupted whenever possible.