Get Up Offa That Thing! | Craig Bowron

August 13, 2014 8:04 PM

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Because as an editorial in the latest edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings proclaims, sitting is unhealthy. An accompanying research article suggests that the sedentary life may be less unhealthy if one manages to maintain good physical fitness despite the excess chair time, but it's still unhealthy.

The editorial, "The Chairman's Curse: Lethal Sitting," by Dr. James Levine, a nationally-recognized expert on obesity and inactivity, points out that being sedentary and out of shape is not only unhealthy, it's unnatural. We humans were designed to be active creatures, if not dancing to Dr. Brown's ...

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