Sedentary Lifestyles

Sedentary describes a lifestyle that is inactive and involves irregular or no physical activity.

There are many disadvantages to living a sedentary lifestyles which can lead to mental and physical illness. Some disadvantages are stated below:

Physical Health Problems

  • Bone Density Loss
  • Higher Chance of Injuries
  • Poor Posture
  • Increased Risk of Obesity
  • Increased Body Fat
  • Increased Chance of Coronary Heart Disease
  • More Likely To Develop Type-2 Diabetes
  • Low Fitness Levels

Emotional Health Problems

  • Low Confidence
  • Poor Body Image
  • Depression
  • Poor Stress Management

Social Health Problems

  • Fewer Friends
  • Feeling Lonely/Isolated