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Treadmill Desking: One Cure for 'Sitting Disease'

Abby Sims | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Sims

Treadmill desks are becoming a valuable commodity in corporate wellness programs, which generally tend to benefit healthy individuals even more than those in greatest need, such as the overweight or obese.

How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It

Chris Kresser | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

There's no question that regular exercise is essential to health. For the vast majority of our evolutionary history, we've had to exert ourselves -- often quite strenuously -- to get food, find shelter and simply survive.

Lack of Physical Activity Found as Harmful as Poor Diet and Smoking

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

While some progress has been made to reduce tobacco use and alcohol consumption and to promote healthier eating habits, the lack of regular physical activity has not yet been widely recognized as a standalone health threat.

Dr. Conrad Murray is Coming! Run for Your Life !!!!

Tom Gregory | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Gregory

Seven weeks ago I started running. Well, jogging actually - the runners are everyone else that pass me at breakneck speed. My run is changing my lif...

Is Your Desk Job Bad For Your Health?

Health.com | Anne Harding | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sharon Gavin used to spend all day on her feet. Now she has a full-time desk job -- and the transition has been a painful one. In 2002, after 12 ye...