If you find yourself sitting at your desk too much during the day give these 6 sitting fitness exercises a go to allow movement through your body.

People with sitting jobs have twice the rate of cardiovascular disease as people with standing jobs.

As soon as you sit:

  • electrical activity in the leg muscles shuts off
  • calorie burning drops to 1 per minute
  • enzymes that help break down fat drop 90%

After 2 hours of sitting:

  • good cholesterol drops 20%

After 24 hours of sitting:

  • insulin effectiveness drops 24% and risk of diabetes rises