Tag: Sitting

Sitting Too Much Linked To Memory Problems And Higher Dementia Risk

Researchers discovered that sitting too much may be linked to memory problems due to changes in a part of the brain. The effect is considered a predecessor for dementia, along with other significant signs of cognitive decline.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2018

Standing Desks Could Be Harmful For Your Health

Using standing desks for long periods of time could be as dangerous as prolonged sitting. Standing for two hours has been linked to discomfort and decreased mental reactiveness.

Public Health February 27, 2018

Sitting For More Than 13 Hours A Day Can Be Deadly Even If You Exercise

Sitting for prolonged periods can be deadly. A new study involving nearly 8,000 adults suggests that even physical exercise cannot undo the harm associated with extended sitting time.

Public Health September 12, 2017

Sitting Too Much Makes Women Age Faster: Counter Accelerated Aging With These 5 Tips

A new study reveals too much sitting can speed up the aging process for women, but adds that it’s possible to slow it down through regular exercise and daily physical activity.

Public Health January 24, 2017

Sit Less, Move More: Sedentary Behavior Is Bad For Your Heart

Too much time spent on sedentary behavior is bad for your heart, a new advisory revealed. The American Heart Association says the best solution is to sit less and move more.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 16, 2016

Health Benefits Of Standing Desks Largely Unproven: Study

Standing desks may seem like a healthy way to beat the negative effects of prolonged sitting at work. However, experts found that the health benefits of these desks remain uncertain and unproven.

Life March 18, 2016

Sleeping For More Than Nine Hours May Shorten Your Life

While sleeping may replenish energy, doing it for more than nine hours a day can be bad. Prolonged sleep and sitting, together with too little exercise may increase death risk.

Life December 11, 2015

Standing For Six Hours A Day May Lower Obesity Risk: Study

A team of researchers showed the benefits of standing, linking standing for at least six hours a day to a lower risk for obesity. They studied the standing habits in relation to obesity and metabolic risk measures of over 7,000 adults.

Life November 7, 2015

Is Sitting Down For Long Periods Really Bad For Our Health? Study Says No

Sitting down for extended periods has long been associated with increased health problems and death risks. British researchers, however, found that this is not exactly accurate as per the results of a long-term study.

Life October 13, 2015

Beat The Ill Effects Of Sitting Long Hours By Fidgeting

A study has found that fidgeting, small a movement it may be, may be able to offset the adverse health effects of sitting long hours.

Life September 25, 2015

Sitting For Prolonged Periods Ups Cancer Risk But Only For Women: Study

Even just sitting down, when done for long periods of time, can increase risks for certain cancers in women, according to researchers from the American Cancer Society.

Life July 18, 2015

Do These 5 Stretching Exercises At Your Work Desk To Ease The Strain Of Sitting

Remain healthy at work, even if you're sitting much of the day. Try these quick fix fitness tips stretch out the body while bringing clarity and focus to the mind.

Internet Culture April 30, 2015

Sitting Too Much? Even Exercise May Not Save You from Disease and Premature Death

Sitting for prolonged periods is associated with up to 90 percent increased risks for diabetes and even premature death and exercise can't help reduce these odds.

Life January 20, 2015

Standing may become the new craze at team meetings

A new report reveals standing, rather than sitting, during meetings not only boosts individual performance but team creativity. The authors say it is the first study to validate the interpersonal effects of non-sedentary work configurations.

Life June 22, 2014

Get up, stand up: Study shows that sitting is linked to disability

For adults over 60, sitting down may not be the innocent rest one might think. Sitting down frequently and for extended periods of time, sometimes called sitting disease, may cause disability as a direct result of sedentary habits.

Life February 19, 2014

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