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Last updated on January 19, 2021


Sitting is killing

We especially the bloggers sit hours together on our computer chairs to finish our assignments.   Many others spend time sitting on their sofa sets to watch TV etc.  Likewise, most office-goers spend the majority of their time sitting on their chairs to finish their task.  The latest research says that “Sitting is Killing You”.  This is no doubt shocking news to all!  But the truth is that the continuous or long sitting gives us trouble, say even more trouble to our healthy body. In this infographic, the author emphasizes the seriousness due to long sitting.

With the advent of Television, Computers, and other Desk Jobs we are sitting more than we are sleeping! The Washington Post reports say that, “It is estimated that it’s 9.3 hours a day, more than the average sleeping time of 7.7 hours. Also please read my feedback there.

People with sitting jobs have twice the rate of cardiovascular disease as people with other jobs.

For people who have sitting jobs, it is inevitable, but the extra hours after that is more trouble giving.

Check out some of the other facts this infographic reveals about this important daily activity in relation to our health.

Sitting Increases Death Up to 40%

Sitting makes us fat!

Watch This Video Before Going Through The Infographic. A Must Watch To All!

Standing desk – A timely solution to this great problem

Check out the following related posts published by some of my online friends. David And Harleena.

Writers, Authors, Bloggers – Beware These Heal notth Risks  by David Leonhardt.


Also Please Watch This Related Video:

Find out how much time you are sitting in a day.  Use this link:  sitting-time calculator developed by  This website provides lots of other tools to put an end to your sedentary lifestyle.

Published on: Nov 7, 2012 @ 07:28
Updated on March 26, 2019


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  1. Bizn king
    Bizn king

    Hi Admin,
    This is really an amazing share, a great alert to the people who work as the mouse pushers and even the other people who sit and work in their office hours. The tips given in this infographic and the post and the video are wonderful to follow.
    I will surely share with my friends through my social media circles.
    This post is full of valuable information to all white collar workers. A very good share. I appreciate you for putting everything in order. Keep up the good work.

    March 27, 2019
  2. Praveen

    Indeed this is avery timely post.
    S lot of information regarding heath issues are pointed out in this informative post.
    The text and videos talks volume.
    A must read to all who are involved in the sitting job.
    Thanks for sharing such slot of Information.
    It was a really easy read and understand.
    Keep sharing.

    March 28, 2019
  3. Hi Philip,
    Yet another great alert on health!
    This is no doubt a timely alert or reminder to people like me who sit hours together before the computer. :-)
    The solution to this the problem very well presented thru this post as well as thru the connected links and videos.
    I am sure my fellow beings especially the bloggers should make note of this post and should act accordingly for their good.
    Will share this post thru my social networks FB, Twitter and LinkedIn
    I appreciate your effort in crafting this amazing post.
    Have a good ahead.
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    March 28, 2019
  4. Kalpesh Sonawane
    Kalpesh Sonawane

    There are not many people who take this alert seriously and just ignore it for their perish. As it is scientifically proved that sitting on a long period of time is dangerous to our health. Thanks for sharing this great alert thru this post. Though it is inevitable to sit on chairs for an office goer, still we can take some precautions as mentioned in the post as well as through the videos.
    This is my first visit to your wonderful website, I am looking forward to reading more such health-related articles on your site.
    Thanks again.

    March 29, 2019
    • Hi Dave, thanks for the kind share all over twitter, sorry I forgot to add that amazing link.
      I had a look again and even surprised to see my feedback I made on it, of fact that was a mini blog post indeed!
      I just incorporated the post link now in this post.
      Thanks Dave again for your kind reminder. Have a great weekend.
      ~ Phil

      March 31, 2019

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