Sitting: Silent But Deadly (Info-Graphic)

How many hours a day do you sit?

We all know college students do a lot of studying, (right?) and all that sitting in class and in the library can sneak up on you. Include some sitting while watching a movie with friends and some sitting while playing video games and sitting at meal times and all that sitting really adds up! So how is all that sitting on the ‘ol body?

As you may have guessed, not so good.

Check out this sweet info-graphic from the Washington Post on what sitting does to the body. Interestingly, the effects of sitting don’t just effect the body, but the mind as well! At the bottom, included are some suggested ways to get moving, take breaks, and break up the monotony of sitting that our modern information-based world sometimes requires of us.

So get moving, stretching, walking, and yoga-ing for a better body and a better mind!

Stay well, UNC!

3 thoughts on “Sitting: Silent But Deadly (Info-Graphic)

  1. Natalie Rich January 22, 2014 / 9:42 am

    Awesome post! I am sitting up straighter already.


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