Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Alice Park Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to heart problems and diabetes, as well as early death. It’s not hard to understand why: being inactive can contribute to weight gain, which in turn is a risk factor for heart attack, stroke, hypertension and unhealthy blood sugar[…]

When Sitting Is Harmful to your Health

Posted on March 30, 2015 by Elliot O’Connor. This entry was posted in Staying Healthy and tagged sitting, sitting disease, UW Sports Medicine. Bookmark the permalink. In February, Dr. Brian Liem and Elliot O’Connor, DPT, from UW Sports Medicine hosted a Whole U Seminar on how to beat the sitting disease (view a video of the seminar here). It filled up quickly and the feedback from attendees was[…]

You Can Run, But Sitting May Still Increase the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

You may be a beast in the gym or on the track, but if you spend a lot of time sitting, you still may be at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other diseases.  That’s the word from the American Heart Association, which has published a scientific statement about the dangers of too much[…]