Does anyone else's butt feel eight times heavier now?
We all know that the amount of time we sit at a desk every day is probably not having a very good impact on our health, and that we are all one day going to die whether we want to or not, but hearing all the possible ill effects of sitting read out loud is... well, yikes. I feel woozy all of a sudden.Read More
If the New York Times article from a few weeks back about how sitting down will make you fat and/or kill you wasn't frightening enough, now, there's an infographic on the same subject, complete with chairs casting sinister shadows as they spout such statistics as "Sitting 6+ hours per day makes you up to 40% likelier to die within 15 years than someone who sits less than 3. Even if you exercise." The presentation is a tad on the sensationalistic side, and it's from a site called "Medical Billing and Coding," but it's hard not to be a little spooked by stuff like this if you are a knowledge worker by profession.Read More