Coronavirus Strategies to Boost Community Coronavirus Strategies to Boost Community


Improving Your Health by Ditching Desks and Chairs

Story at-a-glance -

  • For every hour you sit down, your life expectancy decreases by two hours. For comparison, every cigarette smoked reduces life expectancy by 11 minutes
  • Your body was designed for full range of motion, and simply standing does not optimize your physiology either. The key is movement, not simply standing statically. Sitting can also be healthy when done correctly
  • Sitting cross-legged on the floor is a healthy position, improving the range of motion in your hips

By Dr. Mercola

Kelly Starrett, who has a Ph.D. in physical therapy, is the author of "Deskbound: Standing Up to a Sitting World." It's a real eye-opener, and has helped me address some of my own movement challenges.

Read the Full Article for Free!
Subscribe to the #1 Natural Health Newsletter
  • Unlock censored health information that Google doesn't want you to read
  • Keep your privacy secure — We are no longer active on Facebook and are blocking our content from Google search to ensure your privacy stays protected
  • Get access to all of Dr. Mercola's health articles, E-books and special reports

Existing Subscribers: Enter your email address for instant access