How much you need to exercise if you sit all day

First, one major detriment to long periods of sitting is the effect on your posture, flexibility, mobility, and joint health.Probably the biggest single problem from sitting all day that I see as a coach is back pain and signs of deteriorating spine health.This is brought on by gravity, of course, but also a progressive tightening of the hip muscles from the lack of movement while hinged at the hips for long periods. When you exercise after sitting all day, the hips need to move, but their natural mobility is limited by muscle tightness. That movement needs to come somewhere, so it comes from the spine and the result is pain.

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