Friday, June 20, 2014


“Over the past few years, prolonged sitting has emerged as a new health scourge. Sitting is the new smoking, headlines warn. But even as awareness of the problem grows, proposed solutions like regular activity breaks and adjustable-height desks have run into a stubborn problem: workplace culture. Sitt’s experience convinced him that psychology is as important as physiology in the fight against sedentary behaviour, and spurred him to launch a new program tackling the problem on an organizational, rather than personal, scale.”

Sitting is the new smoking, and it’s time to quit

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