By now you may have heard that our largely sedentary modern lifestyle is an increasingly large contributor to premature death. There’s now even a name for this condition: sedentary death syndrome, also known as “the sitting disease.” How serious is sedentary death syndrome? Recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) suggest it could be […]
We now understand that sitting for extended periods is associated with several negative health effects. In fact, prolonged sitting can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and premature death.
Sit less! Labour saving devices have robbed us of the opportunity to use 1500 – 2400 less calories per day.
Take a stand when you can. Standing can burn 50% more calories than sitting.