Many experts like to say that "sitting is the new smoking," but a desk job isn't going to kill you. Here's what really matters.
The condition can lead to inflammation and abnormal muscle function.
Advice on whether to sit or stand at work has been as hard to follow as the back-and-forth in a presidential debate.
Being an entrepreneur or business owner is, for a lot of people, choosing to work 80 hours a week for yourself to avoid that 40 hours you'd be working for someone else's corporation.
Once you've mastered standing at your new desk, you may want to consider treadmill or stationary bike desks that allow you to move slowly while working. Many standing desks are modifiable to work with these movement desks, too.
Turns out the pricey investments haven't really demonstrated their worth.
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.
To-do list: Demolished.
Get up, stand up, don't give up the fight.
Switching things up from sitting to standing keeps the blood flowing and, according to studies, can help prevent illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Here's how to incorporate some standing room in your office space at home.
If you build it, good posture wll come.
You can even do it at work.
Let's put an end to all that sitting.
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?