Posts Tagged ‘chairs are out to kill us’

Research Fund Junkies Report Sitting Is The New Smoking And Chairs Are Out To Kill Us

May 26, 2013

“Prolonged sitting is not what nature intended for us,” says Dr. Camelia Davtyan, clinical professor of medicine and director of women’s health at the UCLA Comprehensive Health Program. “The chair is out to kill us,” says James Levine, an endocrinologist at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.”Sitting is the new smoking,” says Anup Kanodia, a physician and researcher at the Center for Personalized Health Care at Ohio State Universitys  Wexner Medical Center. In general, scientists believe, Americans now sit for more than half of their waking hours. Sadly, the sitting position exerts forces on the body that it’s not built to accommodate.

Research junkies report sitting is the new smoking  and chairs are out to kill us. Drinkers celebrate while exerting force on the body not built to accomodate..