I have been working a lot over the past few months. Sitting, typing, meeting. Sound familiar? Below is a cool infographic on what happens when we sit all the time. The results are not very good. So I have highlighted in yellow some ways to offset all the sitting. Doing some cat/cow yoga postures in the office is always fashionable, right?
On a serious note, there are a wide variety of sit-to-stand, height-adjustable table options and new technologies in chairs that will make your work environment active and can drastically reduce some of the negative outcomes from sitting. Forward Tilt is a company that I have an ownership stake in. Whether you are looking for a sit-to-stand option or a new chair, they can assess your situation and recommend a solution that fits your needs! If you are interested, please feel free to contact my business partner, Michelle Heeb: firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.S. Here are some photos of the Forward Tilt showroom and office:
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The Health Hazards of Sitting
By: Bonnie Berkowitz and Patterson Clark
January 20, 2014
We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe.
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