One of my favorite places to Train - Williamsburg, Brooklyn
I am so glad to have been brought up in the Brooklyn area. Our culture here in the "city" is so unique. No where else in the country can you find such a vibrant culture. One of my first clients was in Williamsburg, and he was in desperate need of personal training.
He was overweight, with serious knee problems due to carrying around that excess weight for so long. He worked in with computers, and did a lot of sitting. "Sitting is the New Smoking" is a phrase popularized by Crossfit icon Kelley Starrett, the founder of Mobility WOD. I would definitely agree with the dangers of prolonged sitting.
Sitting is the New Smoking
One of the major points that I really needed to hit home with my new client in Williamsburg, was that sitting is bad for him. He thought that sitting was relaxing, and would give his painful knees a break. So what really happens when you sit for long periods of time? Here are a couple negative effects of sitting to chew on:
What's the Solution for Sitting?