American Cancer Society warning of the ill-effects of sitting for prolonged periods

With the American Cancer Society warning of the ill-effects of sitting for prolonged periods, WSJ's Jim Carlton tells Lunch Break that some workers in Silicon Valley are now getting out of their chairs and working on their feet.

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Revealed: The Number Of Years You Spend Sitting Down At Your Desk (It’s Terrifying)

Let’s start with a pre-emptive apology. We already know January is miserable enough without us adding to it. But during the winter months when it’s easier to eat al-desko, here’s something that made us want to jog around the block.

Apparently, British office workers spend the equ...

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Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks

Spending more of your day standing could reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer

There was a time when standing desks were a curiosity—used by eccentrics like Hemingway, Dickens and Kierkegaard, but seldom seen inside a regular office setting.

That...

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Sitting down for hours a day speeds up ageing – new research!

So, how much time and money do you spend trying to look more youthful? Maybe we should all consider spending less time in a chair.

SAD FACT: The average office worker spends 5 years of their life sitting at a desk!

StandLogix reminds you when to sit and when to stand so you can s...

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