25 Alarming Reasons That Sitting Down All Day (AKA Your Office Job) Is Killing You

Did you know that sitting is one of the most dangerous things you do? These are 25 alarming reasons that sitting down all day (aka your office job) is killing you.

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Enzymes that help break down fat drop by almost 90%

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After 2 more hours of sitting your good cholesterol drops by 20%

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And after 24 hours your insulin effectiveness drops by 24% and your risk of diabetes increases sharply

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To drive this point home, between 1980 and 2000, exercise rates in the general population stayed the same (possibly even increased) while the number of hours sitting increased by 8%. Obesity, on the other hand, has doubled.

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According to the Mayo Clinic, sitting for most of the day increases your risk of heart attack just as much as smoking.

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