Tag: sitting

Innovation, Research

Sitting at home or at work: Which is worse for heart health?

June 27, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

We already know that a sedentary lifestyle, in which a person sits down for long periods every day and gets little exercise, is bad for health in general and heart health in particular. However, in a new study, researchers from […]

Innovation, Research

Sedentary behavior costly to both public health and the public purse

March 26, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Leonie Heron and colleagues say that as well as sedentary behavior causing thousands of deaths per year, sitting or lying for six hours or more per day is at the root of the £424m per year spent on cardiovascular disease, […]


Improving Your Health by Ditching Desks and Chairs

November 28, 2016

Via: Mercola

Kelly Starrett, who has a Ph.D. in physical therapy, is the author of “Deskbound: Standing Up to a Sitting World.” It’s a real eye-opener, and has helped me address some of my own movement challenges. I read about 150 books […]


Here’s a New Warning That Sitting Too Much Can Be Deadly

August 17, 2016

Via: Time

Sitting for long stretches of time is linked to heart disease, an increased risk of diabetes and a higher risk of death from any cause, researchers warn. In a new science advisory from the American Heart Association, researchers summarized existing […]