I had no idea.
Of course I know that it’s good to be active and that living a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy. But I had no idea that sitting (yes, plain old sitting: in a chair, in a car, at a desk, in front of the TV and so on) is incredibly bad for your health.
Modern humans spend more time sitting than sleeping, which is so different from our ancestors of even a hundred years ago. And our bodies weren’t designed for it.
In his book, Eat Move Sleep, author Tom Rath makes a strong case for...