– If you find yourself sitting for 6 hours or more each day, you are 40% more likely to die in the next 15 years than an individual who only remains seated for three hours.
 – Enzymes that aid in the break down of lipids drop by approximately 90% if you remain seated for over 8 hours daily.
 – To validate the negative impact of a sedentary life even more, consider between 1980 and 2000, exercise rates in the general population stayed relatively the same while the number of hours sitting increased significantly and obesity rates have doubled.
 – The Mayo Clinic confirmed that sitting for most of the day increases your risk of heart attack just as much as smoking.
 – Common threats to our lives like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and even depression are strongly linked to their newly dubbed sitting disease.
 – The American Journal of Epidemiology did a study on the impact of sitting for long periods of time and the link to mortality rates and found that not only was heart disease increased, but also cancer rates.
 – People that sit for 3 hours or more per day in front of the television are 64% more likely to die from heart disease, and each extra hour spent in front of the television increased your chance of death by an additional 11%.