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The health hazards of sitting (Washington Post)

The Washington Post featured this great article and infographic, which outlines the dangers of prolonged sitting, including increased risk of heart disease, over-productive pancreas, colon cancer, muscle degeneration, decreased brain function, spinal and muscular issues, among others…

Further explored are increased mortality rates associated with sedentary lifestyles (upwards of 61% greater risk of dying for those who sit 7+ hours per day) and things that people can do to counteract these dangers, including the hallmark of UtiliFIT– small activity breaks throughout the day.

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/g/page/national/the-health-hazards-of-sitting/750/