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DANGERS OF SITTING
Primal Foot: Standing on Flat Ground Is Worse Than Sitting
Co-founder and CEO of CHARFEN, How Entrepreneurs Think™
Flat ground limits us to a single range of motion, compared to the natural variety of movements we should be accustomed to. This weakens our body and ignores how it has evolved to function optimally.
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The Daily Habit That's Hurting Your Liver (You're Probably Doing It Right Now)
Don't sit down for this.
Get Up And Do Something! A Sedentary Life Will Kill You; And Sedentary Faith Will Kill Your Spirit
V.R. Marianne Zahn
Episcopal priest, writer, bon vivant, blogging at revz.org
According to Dr. James Levine, our sedentary lifestyles are killing our bodies. Two thousand years ago, James, the brother of Jesus, wrote a book making a strikingly similar point: that our sedentary faiths are killing our spirits.
How Not to Sit on Sitting
Bruce Y. Lee
Director of the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) and As...
In many ways, reducing sitting involves reconsidering and reconfiguring many of the things that you are doing in your life.
The LeanChair Lets You Sit, Stand And Work At The Same Time
There are standing desks, treadmill desks and "breathing" desks, and now there is a leaning desk. You know you want one.
The Entrepreneur's Common Sense Guide to Heart Health
Serial entrepreneur and host of the Accelerating Entrepreneuri...
It's been said that a man with health has a thousand dreams, while a man with no health has but one. Don't you owe it to yourself, your team and your family to not only have a thousand dreams, but also have the energy and engagement to make them happen?
Stand Up or Die Trying
Columnist, SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle; Author, 'The Daring...
Read the rest of this column by clicking here Mark Morford is an award-winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle
The Painful Truth About Office Back Pain
Let's face it. Work can be a pain. Between deadlines, abrasive coworkers and budget cuts, the full-time office life often threatens to squelch even the cheeriest of employees. Now new research is proving what many of us have suspected for years -- work can be a literal pain, too.
How Sitting Too Much Is Making Us Sick and Fat -- And What to Do About It
Your Personal Paleo Code
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.
Quick Exercise Tips For Work, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)
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Health Editors' Guilty Pleasures
Recently, we asked readers to share the one food they couldn't resist. And our own staff came out, discussing the health
Staying Active At Work Will Improve Your Health (VIDEO)
Many of us spend hours sitting at a desk each day, but this low energy expenditure can lead to back pain, obesity and even
NEAT Exercises For Couch Potatoes
Simply moving more and sitting less can boost your health because of the calorie burning called NEAT, or non-exercise activity
Sitting At Work: Why It's Dangerous And What You Can Do
With that in mind, here are a few strategies to help incorporate more activity during the work day: Prolonged standing can
Are You Sitting Down? That Inactivity May Impair Your Health
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.
A growing body of scientific study, "inactivity research," shows that prolonged sitting can lead to serious health problems, regardless of whether you exercise and are at fighting weight.
Sitting: 6 New Reasons It's Bad For Your Health
Consensus is not always an easy thing to come by in the health and wellness worlds, but if there's one topic that inspires
How Stretching Can Improve Flexibility And Health
Allen N. Wilkins, M.D.
Manhattan Physical Medicine
There are many good reasons to stretch, especially for those who want to age gracefully, because improving physical condition inside the body also shows on the outside.
Weight Loss Beyond Diet And Exercise
Matthew Edlund, M.D.
Director, Center for Circadian Medicine; author, 'The Power of...
t's not just what you eat; it's not just about how you eat or when you go to the gym. It's the system, folks -- the simple facts about our basic life functions.
Is Your Job A Health Hazard?
David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H.
Founder, True Health Initiative
We really don't need a lot of exotic theories to account for rampant obesity in the modern age. We just need what we have: a massive shift in energy balance.
How to Burn Calories Without Going to The Gym
Healthy Living, Certified Trainer, Author, Speaker
For those of you who still tell me you donʼt even have 10 minutes to fit in an exercise, I am telling you that multitasking might be your answer.
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