- Why Hunker Down?
Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death - Dr. James Levine, Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.
- Is the Hunkerin Stool a chair?
No. The Hunkerin Stool is meant to be an assistive device to allow someone to rest in a deep squat.
- How often should I use the Hunkerin Stool?
Start with 5-10 minutes a day and work up to 30 minutes twice a day.
- What benefits can I expect from using the Hunkerin Stool?
Some benefits from using the Hunkerin Stool include increased mobility and flexibility, lengthened spine and activated glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, calves, ankles and abdominal muscles. Not only does it strengthen and lengthen those muscles, it also opens the hips and strengthens the groin muscles. It also helps regulate healthy bowel movements.