The Truth About Prolonged Sitting

Prolonged Sitting Prolonged sitting, so sitting for more than 30 minutes in one position, is one of the most detrimental activities we can do, and yet we spend most of our time doing it. Even with perfect posture, we are still loading our bodies with high levels of sustained physical stress which can cause complications such as muscular aches and pains, joint wear and tear and illnesses related to inactivity such as diabetes and heart disease. When our posture deteriorates, typically our pelvis rotates backwards, putting increased pressure on our lumbar discs. To compensate for this weight shift, our chin comes forward, [...]