Those who have desk-bound jobs are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and becoming obese. Every additional hour of sitting on top of five hours is deadly.
Previous studies and reviews have shown that higher levels of sitting are linked with cancer, diabetes, heart disease and even an early death, independently of whether a person takes regular exercise.
If you've got a job where you spend most part of the sitting, either in office or at home, then you're in for trouble
"Sitting, watching TV, working at a computer and driving in a car are all sedentary behaviours and we need to take breaks from them."
Some specialists say people's work efficiency increases if they alternately sit and stand at work.
According to a recent study, frequent breaks to reduce sitting time at workplace can help you cut extra body fat.
Always get up from your seat every 15 minutes to avoid muscles from getting damaged.
According to various studies and health experts across the globe, the 21st century man is spending most of his life sitting and is not walking enough.
The researchers determined that the increased risk of diabetes per additional hour of sedentary time was 22 percent.
A new study has found that fidgeting while sitting can protect the blood vessels in legs and potentially help prevent arterial disease.