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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."
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.
6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day
Here are 6 yoga poses for anyone who sits at a desk all day: 6. Thread The Needle (Damon Dahlen/Huffington Post) Starting
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?
Sitting All Day Can Make Everything Hurt, But There's A Way To Fix It
Most of us can probably recall a time when our backs ached or our heads pounded after a tough day at the office, but sometimes
Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Life
Paul Spector MD
Health consultant and writer specializing in prevention and ag...
If you commute by bus/subway/train, try standing up for the ride. While this was a small study that needs to be repeated
The Health Risks Of Sitting Too Much
The new approach to fitness may have other benefits. Now that Gruen’s son, daughter-in-law, and 20-month-old granddaughter
These Active Desk Chairs Want To Transform The Way You Sit
In case you haven't heard, sitting is the new smoking. And to make matters worse, it appears that no level of physical activity
The Truth About What Sitting All Day Is Doing to You
Dr. Sanjay Jain, MD
Doctor, work-life expert, NY Times best selling author and key...
Active breaks can help us all avoid the harmful effects of sitting all day. Take an active break at least once an hour, and remember that an active break can be effective even if it is as short as a minute or two.
Exercise More or Sit Less?
Nutrition & Fitness Coach, Author
There's no doubt we can all make an effort to increase our standing or walking outside of the hours we're expected to sit.
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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
5 Weird Things Your Desk Job May Be Doing To Your Body
The surprise threat: Your neck pain could be due to something hiding behind you—or on you. Today's sleek laptops are highly
Silicon Valley Syndrome: More Evidence That Your Desk Job Is Killing You
Sitting at a computer for hours and hours, day after day, is the modern equivalent of eating too much steak and smoking cigarettes
Why the 'Sit-able City' Is the Next Big Idea
Charles R. Wolfe
Seattle attorney and writer
A greater focus on the sit-able is an invitation to rich discussion and ready illustration based on human tradition.
Ultimate Guide To Good Posture At Work (INFOGRAPHIC)
More from Greatist: 47 Ways To Boost Brain Power Now Are Six-Pack Abs Worth It? What's Really In My Hot Dog? Get health and
Stretches All Desk Workers Should Do Today
6. Whole Back/Spine And Hamstrings. De-stress your spine after it’s been chair-bound all day. Lie on your back, feet on the
Breathing Tips: Sitting at Your Desk
Carla Melucci Ardito
Yoga Teacher, Somatic Therapist
For more on wellness, click here. For more by Carla Ardito, click here. Did you know that the way you sit has a lot to do
Why Working Out Sucks
Humorist. Writer. Essayist. LGBT-centric.
You might want to stand up for this: Sitting will kill you. You might say, "Joanne, that's old news. Where were you a few months ago when that was first reported?" My real answer is, "Sitting on my couch eating Thin Mints."
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.
The Healthiest Way To Sit (INFOGRAPHIC)
By Amanda Schupak for YouBeauty.com How many hours do you spend at the computer every day? Eight? Ten? Twelve? Taking a seat
Sitting And Your Health: You May Move More Than You Think (VIDEO)
Think you spend too much time sitting? You may move more than you think. That was Dr. James Levine's surprising finding on
Quick Exercise Tips For Work, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)
How To Get Your Good Posture Back
There are plenty of reasons to take posture seriously. First, there's the obvious body bonus: When you stand tall, you look
Women Who Get Recommended Amount Of Exercise Still Sit Too Much, Study Finds
Even if you think you're the picture of physical activity, you're still probably sitting too much, according to a small new
Sit Less, Stand More: Your Health Depends On It
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP
Spokesperson for the National Kidney Foundation
Where do you fall on the sitting spectrum? This study classified low levels of sitting time as under three hours a day, moderate levels of sitting time as three to eight hours, and high levels of sitting as more than eight hours of sitting each day.
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