I’ve been blessed (or cursed?) in life with an exceptionally intelligent terrier named Tucker. He has a ton of food allergies, so he has to eat this special dog food with no wheat or chicken products, and years ago we settled on buying him the salmon flavor. Six months or so ago, tragedy struck our household when the…
We all know that sitting for long periods of time is bad for our health, but remembering to get up and takes breaks isn’t exactly an easy proposition.
macOS: Sometimes when I’ve been sitting at my desk for a few hours, I think about how sitting is killing us and how I should really take a break and go out for a walk or get in a workout. And then I get up, bring lunch to my desk, and keep working.
Breaking up long hours of sitting at your work desk with stretching or walking breaks sounds very nice in theory, but regularly putting it into practice is easier said than done. Well, here’s a yoga routine that takes you only three minutes to complete. Plus, you don’t even have to leave your desk.
Good posture isn’t just about looks. How we sit, stand, and walk affect both our health and our moods. So stop slouching and get centered with these top 10 posture tips.
Mac: Sitting all day is incredibly bad for you, but just knowing that little fact doesn’t mean we all remember to stand up and move around enough. Stand is a simple app that’ll remind you to get up out of you chair.
Some of us have switched to standing or walking desks to avoid the possible damaging effects of sitting all day. But these desks may not be a cure-all, for a few reasons.
Sitting all day at your desk isn't good for you. If you can't get up a take a walk, a graphic from Desirable Body shows you some exercises you can do while at your desk.
Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let’s talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your budget,…
A lot of us spend large chunks of our day sitting. Although it might seem relaxing, sitting for such long periods damages our bodies. A recent study has discovered a correlation between sitting at work and psychological distress.
We know that sitting all day is killing us, and that we should take regular standing and walking breaks. If you want to get away from your desk but still stay productive, consider some "walking tasks".
Increasingly, the workforce is dominated by people who spend their days sitting. This is terrible for you. These exercises can help reduce the overall stress you place on your hips and butt every day.
By now, you already know that prolonged sitting is bad for your body. But what exactly goes on when you sit for hours every day? This graphic from the Washington Post explains.
At this point we're all aware that we sit way too much and we need to stand up and move around to stay healthy. If you're looking for some exact numbers, New York Times writer and author Gretchen Reynolds suggests standing up every 20 minutes.
We've highlighted some great laptop stands in the past, but if you're looking for a stand that allows you to sit or stand while you work, is strong enough to hold your laptop, and portable enough to take with you anywhere you go, the Roost is the perfect stand for you.
I'll confess up front: I have terrible posture. It's been bad since I was in high school at least, and probably for even longer than that. It's one of those things I keep in the back of my mind as something I know I should do, but never get around to, like eating more vegetables and sending more postcards.
We've already talked a lot about how sitting all day is killing us, but what you might not know is just how good simply standing for a few hours a day can be. A new study found remarkable health benefits of standing versus sitting.
We're all aware that sitting all day damages your body. One of the best ways to counteract those effects is to fix you posture, and the above video shows you exactly how to do that.
Work used to include more physical activity. Now it mostly consists of death-accelerating sitting. Nevertheless, researchers found that weight gain issues haven't surfaced due to less physical activity each day. It turns out sitting at your desk for about eight hours doesn't affect obesity that much.
We've heard countless times that good posture and ergonomics are necessary when you're working at a computer, but what exactly happens when you don't follow those tips? The Wall Street Journal found out.