sitting disease

Effects of sitting disease

Negative Health Effects of Sitting Disease – Beyond Weight Gain

In 2012 alone, 1,300 peer-reviewed studies were published linking sedentariness with heart disease, obesity, diabetes and other negative health effects.

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stand up desk or treadmill desk

Stand Up Desk or Walking Desk—Which is Healthier for You?

“Should I use a walking desk or a stand up desk more? By how much?” We get asked this question all the time. Read on to find the answer!

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WFH working from a kitchen table

What Employers Urgently Need to Know About Kitchen Table Ergonomics

With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.

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Legal Questions Around Standing Desks

Employers May Soon Be Legally Required to Provide Ergonomic Workstations to Workers

We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.

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Does Standing at Work Lead to More Sitting at Home?

Research suggests that standing more at work can lead to sitting more at home. Here's what they're missing in this analysis.

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Obesity and Diabetes in the US

Is a Sedentary Desk Job the Most Dangerous Job in the World?

Not all fatal injuries come in a single blow, some take years to manifest but are equally deadly. Sedentary desk jobs may be the most dangerous!

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NEAT Certification

What is NEAT Certification and Why Does it Matter for Office Fitness Furniture?

So what is NEAT certification exactly? In a nutshell, it refers to the energy we expend day-to-day through non-cardio-exercise movements.

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New Infographic Shows The Trouble with Sitting – and Standing

New Infographic Shows The Trouble with Sitting – and Standing

This Georgetown University School of Nursing infographic shows how both sitting and standing for prolonged periods can be hazardous to your health.

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Losing weight with a treadmill desk

How Many Calories Will You Burn on a Treadmill Desk vs. a Standing Desk?

Using a standing desk or treadmill desk will increase your basal metabolic rate thus burn more calories than sitting still, but by how much?

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Office fitness in America

Americans Rank in Bottom 15th Percentile When It Comes to Exercise

With nearly 40,000 fitness clubs in the United Stated, you’d think Americans would be in the top tier of countries measured by how much exercise they get. 

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sitting disease and brain

How Sitting Affects Your Brain

You’ve probably already read articles connecting prolonged sitting with obesity and cancer. But how about brain performance?

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Objection! Attorney is Clearly Suffering from Sitting Disease

Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.

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