New research has found that spending too much time sitting down is linked to health problems and a shortened lifespan.
According to Peter Katzmarzyk, associate executive director for population science at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana, sitting down too much is a risk factor for disease.
He said a sedentary life, which means that a person spends a lot of time sitting down, was comparable to obesity in terms of its impact on a person’s health.
Current estimates show that adults in the United States spend around 55% of their time in a sedentary state, or inactive.
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