In another study, Dr. James Levine, a researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota concluded that sitting for nine hours a day at the office is bad for your health and it doesn't matter whether you go home and watch television the rest of the night or go to the gym for an intense workout. There is no difference if you are thin and totally in shape or obese and out of shape, sitting is bad for you. Dr. Levine says, "Excessive sitting is a lethal activity".
With the results of these studies, it appears conclusive that Dr. Hamilton's quote, "Sitting is the New Smoking" IS very relevant. Just as we as a society attacked the dangers of smoking by aggressively supporting smoking cessation programs, we need to find solutions for people to be less sedentary. “While we certainly don't advocate standing all day, as this creates its own set of problems, the Desktop Elevator, an adjustable height, sit and stand desk is the best option to improve overall health and extend the life of an individual,”
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