Sedentary Job?

Oct 12, 2016

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How much time do you spend sitting at your work place? Is it two hours per day? Or is it four hours? Maybe it is five, six or even eight hours? Unfortunately, the trend towards sitting all day is not changing. All of us are sitting more and more at the work place, largely due to the increased usage of technology. Approximately half of the U.S. population is not regularly physically active and 25% are not active at all (CDC, 2010). Physical inactivity is a major public health concern and is closely linked to the development of many chronic diseases. According to the World Health Organization, physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for death (WHO, 2010). Being sedentary is a dangerous choice! Research shows us that leading a sedentary lifestyle will lead to disease, a lower quality of life, and eventually an early death—and the office space is a huge enabler for this trend to continue. We need to think creatively about how we can make our office spaces more active! In order to do that, we need to open our minds to some new, innovative ideas that could literally make the difference of being well or being ill (or dead!)! Here are nine ways to turn your sedentary office life into an active workday, every day: READ MORE

and remember you could always benifit from massage.