Why Sitting Is Killing You (Infographic)

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Anyone who's felt the stiff legs, tight hips and sore butt after a day in front of a computer screen knows that sitting for extended periods of time isn't exactly great for your health. It turns out that the long-term effects of sitting may be more harmful than minor pain in the thighs.

The folks at JustStand.org have put together an infographic detailing just how damaging excessive sitting can be, not just on the body, but on the mind. With more and more jobs moving to offices, and more people turning to screens for entertainment, collective sitting time is on the rise. This is not a good thing.

Check out the infographic below and let us know what you think! Are you sitting too much?

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