Inactivity? It could be the death of you.
All that sitting round watching TV could be killing you. Around 1 in 10 deaths are put down to health conditions exacerbated by inactivity. Which is as much as is caused by smoking. If you lead the life of a couch potato, then you could be 35% more likely to have high blood pressure, up to 30% more prone to heart disease.
Spend 11 hours sitting down (and that includes sitting at your desk), and you’re 40% more likely to be dead in the next three years, compared to someone who is just on their backside for 4 hours a day.
Scared yet? Take a look at these facts from TribeSports. If these facts and figures don’t make you think again, then maybe nothing will get you off that couch. Don’t bother with the green bananas, then…