Many Americans these days spend a lot of time sitting. Americans sit at work, and then when they get home the average American sits in front of the television for a few hours. Worst of all the typical American has a low quality chair and a posture that could make a chiropractor cringe.
The average Americans sedentary lifestyle is having a major effect on their health, waist line and overall lifespan. Take a look below at some of the shocking statistics surrounding what has been coined the “Sitting Disease”. Make no mistake this is an epidemic that affects a large portion of not only our society but people around the world.“ A 2008 study of 6,300 people, conducted by Vanderbuilt University was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology estimated that the average American spends 55% of their time performing sedentary activities such as sitting.