Jonesing for a Krispy Kreme donut but wishing it contained the daily requirements for fiber and vitamins, or a cheesesteak that would provide the low fat protein to fuel a turbo charged day? In reality most Americans fight off the after lunch malaise daily, trying their best to eat a balanced diet and still watch their waistlines increase every year.
Numerous studies in recent years have shown that walking on a regular basis lowers an employee’s incidence of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer’s, however scientists are just now uncovering the exact reasons why.
Chairs are slowly killing you.
Our bodies were designed for constant movement yet within the last 50 years Americans have become more sedentary than at any point in history. Historically high obesity rates, rising medical claims, and an increase in numerous diseases point to the growing severity of this problem. How can we move more when our jobs keep us shackled to an office chair? Treadmill desks offer a solution.
One of the great side benefits of walking is that it strengthens your core muscles and is a great way tho strengthen your back and leg muscles. Back issues plague many of us, the Journal of the American Medical Association, which found that spending on spine treatments in the United States totaled nearly $86 billion in 2005, a rise of 65 percent from 1997, after adjusting for inflation.