How Sitting All Day is Damaging Your Body

Sitting may increase risk of death.

The Associated Press
Josh Kroes sits in a lawn chair under a shade tree in Racine, Wis., on Wednesday evening. Kroes took a T-shirt, soaked it in water and froze it for about five minutes.

Sitting too long may increase your risk of dying.

Researchers in Australia followed 200-thousand people 45 and older.

They found those who sat at least 11 hours a day were 40 percent more likely to die within three years.

The average person spends 90 percent of their leisure time sitting.


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