If your job requires you to be sitting anywhere between 6 to 10 hours a day, this is considered a sedentary job. Too much sitting increases the risks of chronic illnesses, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and blood sugar.
The number one cause of death in the United States is heart disease. A chronic condition that can be prevented by moving your body every day. However how much time do you need to exercise and what kind of exercise should you choose to counteract the effects that too much sitting has on your body?