Even if you exercise, sitting too much is linked to health risks from anxiety to diabetes. But this 'invisible' behaviour may pervade our lives even more under COVID-19 stay-at-home guidelines.
It may not be such a bad habit after all.
Contrary to what you might think, there's not one right way to sit. According to the principles of ergonomics, there are three good options.
Sitting too much might be killing you – this is what you can do about it.
Researchers are learning even more about how a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies. A recent study shows a link between sitting patterns and diabetes in older people.