Get Moving & Get More Exercise at Work!
Research shows that the average American spends roughly 13 hours sitting each day. While many people find themselves sitting for long periods of time at their desk job, it's important to know the health hazards of prolonged sitting. Continuous sitting throughout the day can harm your health by increasing your risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Even with regular exercise, long periods of sitting and inactivity still put your health in danger. NorthShore University HealthSystem has created an infographic to illustrate the risks of prolonged sitting and provide tips for exercise at work to help combat these negative effects. With a few simple exercises and changes to your desk setup, you can prevent prolonged sitting from impacting your health. Check out our infographic below to learn how to incorporate more exercise at work and stay active!