Have you ever experienced numbness and swelling in your limbs when you sit? The very act of sitting compresses tissues. Sitting for long periods is a greater risk then many of us realize. Your nerves, arteries, and veins can become blocked which limits nerve signals causing numbness and reduces blood flow in your limbs causing them to swell. Check out this motivating video AFTER you take a 5 minute walk! Then get up every half hour. Stand up and stretch right now. Your body will thank you!