Calvin: I'm sitting here today in my chair, Linda. I need to know what is Sitting Disease and should I be getting checked.
Linda: Well, sitting disease is actually just a fancy term to really highlight how sedentary we've become. And most of the activities we do on a daily basis require some form of sitting, so either you're sitting at your desk, most of us drive a car, or we’re actually sitting and maybe playing video games or even watching TV. So, it’s a good chunk of our day that we're very sedentary. So, it's not so much a disease. I would say it's coined as a nice, fancy way to talk about that fact that our lives are becoming very, very sedentary.
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