If you're reading this right now, chances are you're sitting downsomewhere. As I'm writing this, I'm sitting down. Sitting has become so ingrained in our lives that it can be easy to lose sight of how much we do it—think time spent commuting, eight or more hours at work, several hours for meals, and a few more hours to watch TV, read, or go online. You get it—we're sedentary.
And if you're a heavy sitter, or have stayed even remotely up to date with health news in the last decade, you know that sitting is straight-up bad for us.
But unlike some health woes, there's something we can do about our sitting sickness. In fact, there are a few things: