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2013-12-12 23:30:34

Looking for innovative approach to workplace wellness? A year-long NIOSH study evaluating sit-stand workstations brings wellness to the proverbial seat of our sedentary lives; namely, our workstations, where most of us spend long hours each day sitting in front of a computer. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A year-long NIOSH study evaluating sit-stand workstations brings wellness to the proverbial seat of our sedentary lives; namely, our workstations, where most of us spend long...

Moms Spend More Time Watching TV, Less Time On Physical Activity
2013-12-03 04:32:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US mothers spend more time watching television and participating in other sedentary activities than they do cooking, cleaning and exercising combined, according to new research appearing in the December edition of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study, led by University of South Carolina exercise scientist and epidemiologist Edward Archer, is a follow-up to a study published earlier this year which claimed that women...

2013-10-30 10:58:53

Men who spend the most time engaged in sedentary behaviors are at greatest risk for recurrence of colorectal adenomas, benign tumors that are known precursors of colorectal cancers, according to results presented here at the 12th Annual AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 27-30. The majority of colorectal cancers arise from precursors called colorectal adenomatous polyps, or colorectal adenomas, which can be removed during a colonoscopy....

2013-09-23 23:32:23

Mayo Clinic researchers conclude that consistent activity throughout the day triggers one's metabolism to work more effectively. Recent data indicates that an hour at the gym does not make up for for 12 hours sitting idle. Incline Village, NV (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Scientific findings featured in the Juvenon Health Journal indicate that the best way to manage weight may not include daily gym visits. Mayo Clinic researchers studied the ramifications of a sedentary lifestyle and...

2013-09-11 23:01:31

TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has been transforming the way employees work for the past five years in the United States, now they are offering a unique health opportunity to Canadians. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk, the first affordable treadmill desk offered to employees in the United States, helped foster a re-evaluation of sedentary offices while spreading a health benefits message of walking while working. Due to worldwide attention to the health dangers of...

2013-08-22 12:53:36

Girls, kids of Indian ethnic origin, and those in Northern Ireland are least active Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Girls, children of Indian ethnic origin, and those living in Northern Ireland are the least physically active of all seven year olds, the findings show. The authors...

2013-08-08 23:24:15

Numerous studies conclude that prolonged sitting is bad for health and increases risk of metabolic disease, diabetes, cardio vascular disease and obesity. CoreFitness, through their Got A MinuteTM For Your Health 1-2 minute in office exercise videos and soon to be released mobile app, is leading the charge to combat the effects of sitting through simple but specific stretches and exercises designed for the work place. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Top public health researchers from around the...

2013-07-17 23:01:39

In the latest blog from Marble Media LLC’s nutrition blog EatingRightToday.com, guest blogger Liz Ernst offers tips for choosing healthy activities that get people up and out of their chairs. Fort Lee, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 In the latest post from nutrition blog EatingRightToday.com, released July 13 and titled “For a Lifetime of Fitness, Choose an Active Hobby”, guest blogger Liz Ernst tells sedentary readers about the importance of finding an activity that will get them...

2013-07-12 23:29:56

Treadmill desks keep employees healthy but what about productivity? A new study published in the journal Obesity proves what TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has been promoting for the past five years. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 TrekDesk and treadmill desks in general have generated quite a bit of controversy over the past few years. Speculative objections from critics have decreased significantly as a steady flow of new studies continually illustrate the health benefits of walking while...

Smartphone Uses Reduces Physical Activity
2013-07-11 05:19:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Excessive mobile phone use, whether talking, surfing the Internet, emailing or playing video games, may disrupt physical activity and reduce cardiorespiratory fitness, Kent State researchers reported on Wednesday. Researchers Jacob Barkley and Andrew Lepp, faculty members at Kent State's College of Education, Health and Human Services, said they became interested in studying the relationship between smartphones and fitness levels...


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