Is Sitting Really the New Smoking? with Dr. Jeff Vallance

In recent years various news outlets have published articles about how sitting’s negative side effects rival those of smoking. Today, we sit down with Dr. Jeff Vallance to discuss the question everyone is asking: is sitting really the new smoking? Dr. Vallance is an is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University and has published definitive research on this topic. In this episode, we’ll dive into the risks of being sedentary, ways to mitigate the negative side effects of sitting, and the risks of comparing sitting to smoking.

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