There are as many parenting philosophies as there are parents, but one thing most parents probably agree on is that it’s good for kids to stay active. Running around outside beats hours parked in front of the TV any day.
A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a study where people were asked to stand up during work meetings. The results of the study suggested that one factor contributing to the unhealthy amount of time people often spend sitting at
With prolonged sitting being blamed as a culprit in heart disease and early death, medical professionals are increasingly pointing to standing at work as a practical step that people can take to improve their health. But what happens when an
With too much time sitting increasingly being seen as a major health risk, standing desks are becoming more and more popular. After all, the idea of still being able to put in a full work day without the health effects
Recently, a group of researchers decided to try a rather unique health intervention – one designed to decrease people’s life satisfaction. Why would health researchers ever do something like that when they’ve dedicated their work to making people healthier and
We’ve all heard about biking to work. But here’s a slightly more radical concept: biking at work. Along with standing desks and treadmill desks, pedal desks are a way furniture designers have tried to address the health consequences of sitting
Who hasn’t been there….working on a long project for school or work logging more than 4 or 6 hours straight in front of the computer. That’s a long time! And it may not catch up with you until you hit