I can attest that sitting from 9am until about 11pm (yes, I do get up!) can physically wreck you. If you spend any significant amount of time sitting at your desk (I'm lookin' at you Hangout marathon peeps!), a couch, or in a car, thisarticle is really something I think you should read.
There are real dangers in sitting too long. Leaning on your arms all day typing at a desk can really mess up the nerves in your hands (trust me on this – and the surgery to stop the damage doesn't look like a picnic either). Sitting too much without moving wrecks your hips and lower back. Our bodies were meant to walk and move upright – despite the few people I know that still seem to be knuckle-draggers <grin>.
Need help figuring out how to get moving and stay healthy? My first recommendation is to follow. Second recommendation – GET UP & MOVE RIGHT NOW!!!
How Sitting All Day Is Damaging Your Body and How You Can Counteract It
Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 percent.