Support and celebrate National Dont Sit Get Fit Day. Grab every chance to be active throughout the day.#GetFitDontSit!!! May 6, 2015, marks the launch of the American Diabetes Association’s inaugural National Get Fit Don't Sit Day
People spend an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes per day sitting at work each week and research suggests that it’s wreaking absolute havoc on our health and well-being. In fact, research shows that sitting for long periods of time increases your risk of death from virtually all health problems, prolonged sitting is also associated with a 91 percent increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The American Diabetes Association recommends that everyone, including people with diabetes, limit the amount of time they spend sitting. Improve your health by getting up and move around for at least 90 mins daily, do it today.#GetFitDontSit!!!.
Making healthy lifestyle choices is an important way to manage, prevent and control diabetes. National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day is a call to get up and get moving during the workday and a step that employees can take toward better health. Get active and stay active by doing things you enjoy, from dancing to gardening to playing tennis to walking with friends.
Balancing nutrition, exercise and proper blood glucose management techniques with the rest of your life's priorities mean anything is possible.