Marathon sitting sessions increase your risk of obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and even cancer!
Sitting sessions change your body’s metabolism. Certain enzymes move the harmful fat from your arteries to your muscles so that they can get burned off. But prolonged sitting can slow down this process. Your lower body muscles shut down and your ‘good cholesterol’ level drops.
While at work, take a 5 min walk after every 1-hour of sitting.
Sitting kills, Moving is the pill!
Dr Mahadevan Ramachandran, a cardiac surgeon with over 15 years of independent experience in the premier hospitals of Kerala. He is currently working as Chief Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at the following hospitals:
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