Simple fixes for sitting at the office

November 12, 2014

 

 

Sitting at the office. We all do it, but here's what it's doing to you.

 

from Huffington Post:

 

 

Spending too much time sitting has been linked to a higher risk of heart attack, stroke, metabolic syndrome and earlier death, and even the most dedicated of exercise regimens won't undo all the damage.

 

"We were built to move," Steven Conway, Ph.D., a chiropractor and attorney in Athens, Wisconsin, and a spokesperson for the American Chiropractic Association, tells The Huffington Post. "The non-moving is the hardest thing on us."

 

Most of us can probably recall a time when our backs ached or our heads pounded after a tough day at the office, but sometimes the cause of the pain isn't so obvious. Below you'll find some of the most common sitting-related ailments and Conway's tips on how to protect yourself, stat.

 

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