Many are aware that prolonged sitting leads to poor joint health, but more research is uncovering how sitting wrecks every aspect of our health. The infographic below puts the problem of sitting into context.Wrong: Sitting at your cubicle. Better: Walking while clicking and talking.
The New York Times
Alternatives to sitting at work:
- Microbreak for 60-120 seconds every 30 minutes.
- Don’t sit at home. Relax by being active.
- Work at a “standing” desk some or most of the time.
- Work at a treadmill desk. Sounds far-fetched, but may boost productivity.