We all like taking a load off, and after a hard day at work, we just want to kick back. But unless you work a physical job, your body has been sitting all day, regardless of how much your brain, eyes and fingers have been working. From sleeping, to eating, to driving, to office work, to chilling out at home with the TV, the average westerner’s day is primarily spent in a seated position. It’s gotten to the point that some are calling sitting the new smoking, with modern sedentary lifestyles being blamed for everything from heart disease to joint pain, and even cancer. You don’t have to get a standing desk, but a quick walk will go a long way.

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Top 10 Everyday Habits That Are Killing You
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