The majority of us have sedentary occupations or jobs that we attend on a daily basis.....CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

These are the kind of jobs that are somehow inactive and demand that we are seated for the most part of the day.

In spite of that, this norm could be detrimental to our health both in the short term and long term.

Our bodies thrive better when they are in motion.

Healthline explains why sitting down all day can affect our bodies and health;

1. Weight gain

Spending more time sitting will gradually lead to gaining more weight around the middle section of our bodies which is the most dangerous place to store fat.

When we move, our muscles release molecules like lipoprotein lipase, which help in processing the fats and sugars we eat therefore when the contrary is done, the fats and sugars are not processed and could lead to weight gain.

2. Stiff neck and shoulders

The majority of us sit all day looking at computer screens. This could cause negative effects of straining the neck and shoulders.

3. Weak glutes and legs

Sitting all day leads to muscle atrophy which is the weakening of the muscles since the lower body muscles are not strong enough to hold you up and could put the body at risk of injury.

4. Risk of heart disease and diabetes

Since the body is not active, it is at a high risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attacks or strokes.

Diabetes is also a health risk for an inactive body….CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

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