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You've reached your source for thought leadership on sedentary solutions for the desk-bound--from our analysis of at-work movement and stress management strategies to our take on recent industry happenings to fun FIT tips for a healthy work-lifestyle.

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Take Care of Your Most Important Muscle: Your Heart!

Feb 26, 2021
 

[Your Heart]

It beats about 115,000 times a day; it pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood every day; it’s about the size of your fist; and it can continue beating even when it’s...

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Wellness Trends In 2021

Jan 25, 2021

A panel at the Global Wellness Summit brought together top journalists and future-forecasters to predict the big wellness trends of 2021. (1)

Here are three trends they determined would gain...

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The Diabetes-Desk Connection

Dec 14, 2020
 

~Another reason to move more and sit less during the work day

The Harvard School of Public Health says that 9 out of 10 cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented by not being overweight, not...

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Meditation and Heart Disease

Nov 03, 2020

Research continues to link meditation to our physical health and access our link to a beginning meditation.

A large new observational study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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Need to Lose or Avoid a Second Round of the Quarantine-15?

Oct 18, 2020

Anecdotally, we are definitely seeing weight gain. You can put on 30 pounds really quickly—you can do it in three months. ~ Dr. John Morton, Yale New Haven Health System (1)

For many,...

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Sitting All Day is Linked to an Increased Risk of Cancer

Aug 28, 2020

Did YOU know?

Sitting all day is linked to an increased risk of fatal cancer.

The Good News...

Replacing sitting time with 30 minutes of daily activity is associated with lower risk of cancer...

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Develop Tiny Habits of Self-Care During These Stressful Times

Jul 31, 2020

Amid remote working, virtual meetings, family care and relentless COVID worrying, it’s important for you to take care of yourself—even if this care occurs in micro moments throughout...

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The Humble Tennis Ball: A Desk Worker's Best Friend

Jul 10, 2020

[The Poor Man/Woman Massage]

If you are a desk jockey (i.e., you sit working on the computer most of the day), chances are you struggle with all the musculoskeletal aches and pains that come from...

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Healthy Habits: The Checklist Strategy

Jun 22, 2020

Pilots use them before takeoff. Surgeons use them before surgery. And many of us use them before grocery shopping. They are a proven and effective method that can increase productivity, reduce...

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Boosting Immunity: Sifting Fact From Fiction

Jun 19, 2020

Should I take supplements? Should I be eating oysters? Greek yogurt? Berries? How about herbs—should I eat them? grow them? Should I be running? Walking? Sleeping? What about Kombucha?

As...

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