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Get Your Posture To Work For You
Ann Todhunter Brode
Body therapist and author helping people listen to and underst...
The Truth About The Sitting Disease
Sitting for an extended period of time can harm your body’s ability to perform basic functions. Physiatrist Dr. Alice Chen explains what it means to live a sedentary lifestyle.
Sitting All Day Is Even More Dangerous Than We Thought
No amount of physical exercise makes up for your desk chair.
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What Happens To Your Body While You're Sitting
Dr. Alice Chen, a physiatrist at the Hospital for Special Surgery, explains what happens to our bodies when we're sitting for more than 30 minutes.
Give Your Slouching Muscles A Little TLC With These Yoga Moves
Straighten that posture.
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PSA: A Walk Is Good For Your Blood Sugar, Too
Ready, set, stroll.
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'Extreme Sitting' For More Than 10 Hours A Day Linked To Heart Disease
A moderate amount of sitting, however, doesn't seem to have much of an effect.
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If You're Trying To Lose Weight, Walk Away From The Standing Desk
In the words of Kelly Clarkson, "Just walk away."
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Release Back Tension With These Basic Standing Yoga Poses
Undo the damage of sitting all day.
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Experts Say Your Standing Desk Is Basically Useless
Turns out the pricey investments haven't really demonstrated their worth.
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Too Little Movement? Too Much Inactivity?
A very good reason to go for a walk right now.
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And The Airlines With The Most Legroom Are...
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
Standing means being still, and that's a bad thing.
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Office Workers Aren't The Only Ones Suffering From Sitting All Day
Alexander C. Kaufman
Truck drivers may have it worst of all.
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Yep, Your Standing Desk Really Is Worth It
Let's put an end to all that sitting.
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6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day
Taking a Stand (Literally) for Health in Schools
Researcher, author, consultant, and food educator
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.
Founder, Pantheon; Certified health and fitness specialist
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.
A 2-Minute Walk May Counter The Harms Of Sitting
The Least Healthy Thing You Do Every Day
The More We Move the More We Improve
For anyone who is interested in leading a healthful lifestyle
Clearly sedentary behavior has a deeper physiological impact on our bodies than we previously thought. There is a lot of value in activity beyond exercise.
Will Sitting Lawsuits Be Far Behind?
Health & Wellness Expert
The fact that conversations are happening and some companies are taking action brings hope that with time, more initiatives will be put in place to maximize employee's health, wellness, and productivity.
Are We Sitting on a Major Health Risk?
David Katz, M.D.
Founder, True Health Initiative
Studies of association can be important but do not prove cause and effect. Perhaps people who sit more are more stressed, and maybe stress is the real health threat. To know for sure, we would need reliable data about differential levels of stress across differential amounts of sitting.
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