Do You Have Sitting Disease?

Posted on March 25th, 2010 by

Chances are, you're reading this article sitting down. And if you're like most computer users, you've been in your chair for a while…

 

"Human beings evolved as a walking entity, exploring the world on our feet," says James Levine, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and author of Move a Little, Lose a Lot. "The strangest thing in the world is that people spend all day scrunched in a chair. It's a form of physical entrapment," says Levine, who walks his talk. He strolled on a treadmill in his office at a 1 mile-per-hour pace while being interviewed for this article.

 

WebMD, By Lisa Fields, 3/24/2010

Tags: Dr. James Levine, Endocrinology / Diabetes, Lose a Lot, Move a Little, sitting down

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