Sitting For millions of years, the human body squatted rather than sat. It was the normal posture, one compatible with overall health. Squatting not only helped muscles, bones, joints and other structures function well, but helped other areas too, including the body’s circulation and intestinal function. Quite recently, humans made a bad move by sitting more and squatting less.
Perhaps the most unnatural physical position for the human body is sitting. Prolonged sitting is