Sep 16

Sitting down all day might not be that good for you!

This article summarises the latest research which suggests that standing up to work instead of sitting down at a desk all day might have unexpected health benefits.

“…Sloth is rampant in the rich world. A typical car-driving, television-watching cubicle slave would have to walk an extra 19km a day to match the physical activity levels of the few remaining people who still live as hunter-gatherers. Though all organisms tend to conserve energy when possible, evidence is building up that doing it to the extent that most Westerners do is bad for you – so bad it can kill you….”

Read the whole article to find out why.

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