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Get Your Posture To Work For You

Ann Todhunter Brode | Posted 09.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Ann Todhunter Brode

Although there's a lot of new information about how posture effects comfort, health, and appearance, there's not much enthusiasm. Perhaps this is bec...

The Truth About The Sitting Disease

The Huffington Post | Brittany Berkowitz | Posted 09.01.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Sitting All Day Is Even More Dangerous Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living

If you work a desk job, you might make up for all that sitting around by going for a run every day after leaving the office. That exercise cancels out...

What Happens To Your Body While You're Sitting

The Huffington Post | Katrina Norvell | Posted 08.17.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Give Your Slouching Muscles A Little TLC With These Yoga Moves

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living

If you work on a computer or use your phone frequently, chances are you’re hunched over while doing so. In the Udaya video above, instructor Vytas B...

PSA: A Walk Is Good For Your Blood Sugar, Too

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - For obese people who sit for most of the day, replacing some sitting time with standing, slow walking or slow cycling reduces avera...

One Hour of Exercise Can Offset Prolonged Sitting

Healthline | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living

A typical day for many people includes at least 8 hours of sitting - driving to work, sitting in an office, driving home, and watching TV. An interna...

Sitting This Many Hours A Day Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Being sedentary, at least in moderation, is unlikely to cause heart disease, according to a new review of past r...

If You're Trying To Lose Weight, Walk Away From The Standing Desk

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Desk jobs can be a huge hurdle in the way of weight loss. Sitting at a desk all day has been linked to obesity, heart disease and premature death. Ove...

Release Back Tension With These Basic Standing Yoga Poses

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Stand up to shake it out. In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Vytas Baskauskas shares a few simple standing postures that will help you undo the...

Dare to Be 100: My New Friend, Dr. John Jakicic

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Whenever I returned from a medical meeting my physician father always asked "what did you learn?" This question lingers. I'm just back from the summit...

Images: How They Help and Hinder

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Success often depends on our ability to present a socially acceptable image. Ideally, our social image aligns with our authentic self or essence.

Experts Say Your Standing Desk Is Basically Useless

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living

It made sense at the time. If sitting for hours a day is linked to obesity, heart disease and early death, then surely standing or walking while worki...

18 Ways to Burn Calories While You Work

Alan Kohll | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Alan Kohll

Even if your job requires you to be in one place most of the day, there are things you can do to fight that sedentary lifestyle. Work some of these awesome calorie burners into your daily routine.

Too Little Movement? Too Much Inactivity?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living

The actress Mae West once said, "Too much of a good thing is wonderful!" Unfortunately, in reality, most of the decadent indulgences we pursue — inc...

And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Newer and more efficient airplanes means airlines are offering longer and longer flights, but can you handle 13 hours with only 30 inches of space? Condé Nast Traveler reports which airlines, both domestic and international, offer the best (and the worst) legroom.

Sorry Folks, But Standing Desks May Not Make You Any Healthier

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.15.2015 | Science

You've probably heard that keeping your rear planted in your desk chair for hours on end may be as much of a health hazard today as smoking was for pr...

Science-Backed Advice on How to Stop Sitting All Day

Eric Fluckey | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

How can we battle back against the sedentary lifestyle? Researchers are starting to look at effective ways to combat our modern lifestyle. While the solutions are simple, it might not be what you expect.

Office Workers Aren't The Only Ones Suffering From Sitting All Day

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business

Workers toiling away at a desk aren't the only ones suffering from the effects of sitting for hours on end. As wellness becomes a stronger focus in th...

How Not to Sit on Sitting

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 08.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

In many ways, reducing sitting involves reconsidering and reconfiguring many of the things that you are doing in your life.

5 Strategies To Help You Sleep Your Way To Success

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

If you're one of the millions of people who have a difficult time either falling asleep or staying asleep, try one of these strategies:

Yep, Your Standing Desk Really Is Worth It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Replacing sitting with either standing or walking for a couple of hours a day might do wonders for your health, according to a new study published in ...

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking." That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic ...

Taking a Stand (Literally) for Health in Schools

Sadie Barr | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Sadie Barr

Not only do standing desks in classrooms improve health outcomes, they also improve academic performance. This is like a public health professional's dream! Why aren't these everywhere?

How Much Sitting Is Too Much Sitting? The Difference Between Too Much Sitting and Too Little Exercise

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Over the past decade we have gained a greater understanding of inactivity and its negative consequences. The game-changing new story concerns a novel scientifically-based therapeutic intervention: sit less.