We all do it, in most cases we don’t really have a choice, we sit when we work, in the office, we sit while commuting and we sit while we watch TV, here are the potential dangers of prolonging sitting now called the symptoms of the sitting disease: 1. Weight Gain – our body is…

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Your joints and your entire body like low impact exercise. It’s easy on your joints. Easy on your muscles. Low impact exercises don’t demand you to make jerky motions. They don’t stress out the injured parts of your body either so if you have been injured or are recovering, you will essentially be babying your…

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Let’s face it. Your chair at work is essentially a chair of death. It makes your muscles shut down all day long – the equivalency of suffering from the effects of bedrest even though you aren’t in bed! Sitting is the next smoking, experts say. And unfortunately they have the evidence to back it. The…

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Sitting for long periods of time does a number of things on your body, none of them positive. The problem is that none of us ever imagined sitting could be so damaging. Yet sitting is required in our jobs and there’s no way around it. Sure, we could get a standing desk, but how long…

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Sitting properly at work is possibly one of the last things on your list to think about during your busy day but it’s one of the most important. The fact is that most of us don’t sit in an ergonomically correct position at our desk or at an office task chair – and it affects…

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Think of how many activities you do surrounding work that involve sitting. Your list could include any or most of the following: morning coffee at home commuting to and from work eating breakfast and dinner lunch plus breaks working at your computer meetings with the boss/colleagues /new clients reading talking on the phone attending a…

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Not even 1 hour of exercise per day will fix the effects of prolonged sitting. Smoking is a bad habit. Drinking alcohol is a bad habit. Lifting boxes without bending the knees is a bad habit. Very few would disagree with these statements. But now let’s look at something most of us do – sitting…

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