This is starting to sound like a broken record. Prolonged sitting at the office (or at home) is wreaking havoc on the health of employees worldwide. The solution is simple, get up and move. However many employers have not made the connection between rising health care costs and office environments. Yet another study about the increased risks of cancer due to prolonged sitting might get their attention.
Statements released this week from the Department of Physiology at Des Moines University reveal the potential of significant cognitive benefits allowing employees to increase levels of exercise such as walking during the day.
Compiled research from the Universite de Montreal shows that individuals eat better and exercise more today than they did during the 1970’s, yet obesity rates continue to rise. What has changed? Researchers contend that we aren’t moving as much as we used to at the office.
Conventional wisdom for overweight arthritis sufferers kept many on the couch, exacerbating the problem. New research out of Duke University showed some surprising results. Read more about it and the difference a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk might make here.
TrekDesk Treadmill Desk is offering a random drawing among its Facebook members when it reaches the 12,000 milestone. There are only 750 more members to go.