Sitting

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Excessive Sitting Could Shorten Your Life. Engineer Activity Into Your Routine Today.
Physical Fitness

Excessive Sitting Could Shorten Your Life. Engineer Activity Into Your Routine Today.

A 2014 study estimates that every two hours of sitting cancels out the benefits of 20 minutes of exercise.
Tom Rath
New Study Concludes That Standing Isn't Necessarily Healthier Than Sitting Down All Day
Health

New Study Concludes That Standing Isn't Necessarily Healthier Than Sitting Down All Day

Both are problematic in that they encourage a sedentary workday.
Geoff Weiss
Here's Another Scary Reason to Get Off Your Butt and Move
Health

Here's Another Scary Reason to Get Off Your Butt and Move

When you do this for too long too often, and you're likely doing it now, you could seriously damage this essential organ.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why You Should Encourage Your Team to Take Even Decaf Coffee Breaks
Team-Building

Why You Should Encourage Your Team to Take Even Decaf Coffee Breaks

Breaks, with or without coffee, help employees relax, share information and build camaraderie.
John Boitnott
Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.
Inventions

Sick of Sitting? Tired of Standing? Take a Load Off With This 'Leaning' Desk.

Forget leaning in. It's time to lean back. With this recliner behind you, you can slouch on the job like you mean it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways to Fight 'Text Neck' and Get Moving at Work
Office Furniture

4 Ways to Fight 'Text Neck' and Get Moving at Work

Consider investing in employees' well-being in the office and find fun ways to keep your team in shape.
Brian Shapland
Don't Let Too Much Sitting at Your Desk Harm Your Health
Personal Health

Don't Let Too Much Sitting at Your Desk Harm Your Health

Here are five simple ways to keep moving and stay healthy.
Jay Cardiello
Cubicles Were Originally Designed to Set Us Free and Now They're Slowly Killing Us
Office Space

Cubicles Were Originally Designed to Set Us Free and Now They're Slowly Killing Us

Working in a box does much more than drive you up a wall -- even the man who designed the cubicle knew that.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed
Health

In This Vision of a Healthier Workplace, Sitting Is Not Allowed

Dutch visual artist Barbara Visser is taking an edgy stand against the dangers of sitting at work all day.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Unhealthy Workplace Habits to Break in 2015
Personal Health

5 Unhealthy Workplace Habits to Break in 2015

The time you once devoted to fitness and cooking healthy meals now goes to spreadsheets, presentations and meetings. Will you remedy this next year?
Spencer Blackman
Apply the Brakes Before You Break
Make More Happen

Apply the Brakes Before You Break

Instead of keeping a constant connection to smart devices, many professionals might benefit from taking time to chill, move and unplug.
Scott Eblin
What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)
Personal Health

What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)

You're probably doing something dangerous as you read this, and it's shortening your lifespan.
John Brubaker
Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?
Productivity

Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous?

A couple of inventors in San Francisco built a 'Human Hamster Wheel' desk in 24 hours. You have to see it to believe it.
Catherine Clifford
5 Reasons to Get Off Your Butt at Work
Personal Health

5 Reasons to Get Off Your Butt at Work

Burning the candle at both ends to launch your startup? Above all, don't ignore addressing this important health risk.
Natasha Withers