I bet most of us could use a reminder to simply stand up for your health. As a blogger and someone who works an office job, I find I spend much of the day sitting down.
This post is originally sponsored by Go Vibrant, a non-profit organization that promotes active lifestyles in cities across the U.S. I thought this topic was important to share with you (and with me!)
Stand Up For Your Health
Article written by Cheryl Lock for Discover and Play
Sitting around at a desk all day is no longer annoying only because it’s incredibly boring — it could actually be bad for your health, as well. In fact, a new study found that sedentary behavior can lead to cardiovascular problems, chronic conditions like Type 2 diabetes, and even cancer.
So where does that leave the millions of workers who head to a chair every day to do their jobs? The truth is, remembering to take some time every day to simply stand up, as silly as it sounds, is very important. (Experts recommend standing for two minutes every 20 minutes or so while you’re chained to your desk for work.) [Read more…]