Getting up every 30 minutes could help you live longer

Research continues to show that sitting down all day is bad for our health (indeed, countless standing desks have launched on the back of this knowledge), but for many, sedentary periods are simply a fact of working life. A wide-ranging new study suggests that regularly splitting up this sitting time can make a difference, with those that do so experiencing a lower risk of death... Continue Reading Getting up every 30 minutes could help you live longer Category: Health & Wellbeing Tags: Columbia University Office Sedentary Related Articles: Genetic study finds evidence that we're still evolving Restricting field of view to reduce motion sickness in VR Mini lung "organoids" join the fight against disease FDA-approved drugs show promise for rapid and robust hair regrowth Natural clay found

Getting up every 30 minutes could help you live longer

Research continues to show that sitting down all day is bad for our health (indeed, countless standing desks have launched on the back of this knowledge), but for many, sedentary periods ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Gizmag

Standing too much at work can double your risk of heart disease

There's been a lot of interest in the harmful effects of prolonged sitting at work, from academics and the public alike. The attention being paid to sitting—or rather, not sitting —while on ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Sitting down is deadly, study confirms

While too much sedentary time makes you more likely to die, getting up to move every half an hour may mitigate the effect.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Cosmos Magazine

Long sitting periods may be just as harmful as daily total

A new study finds that it isn't just the amount of time spent sitting, but also the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day, that can affect risk of early death.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Long Sitting Periods May be Just as Harmful as Daily Total, Tue 12 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

The new study suggesting sitting will kill you is kind of a raging dumpster fire

It’s funded by Big Soda and riddled with weaknesses—including not measuring sitting.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Ars Technica

Get up at least once every 30 minutes. Failure to do so may shorten your life, study finds

You can spend a lot of accumulated time on your bottom in the course of a day. Or you can sit for lengthy spells without a break. Both, it turns out, are very bad for you. Whether you’re a heavy ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from L.A. Times

Sitting most of the day may lead to an early grave

(Reuters Health) - Adults who are inactive much of the day may be more likely to die prematurely than people who don’t sit around a lot, regardless of their exercise habits, a U.S. study suggests. ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Reuters

Sedentary time, lack of activity tied to seniors’ loss of mobility

(Reuters Health) - Lots of time sitting, and very little spent moving around, may contribute to loss of the ability to walk in old age, a large U.S. study suggests.

Thu 7 Sep 17 from Reuters

Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

Tue 12 Sep 17 from WebMD

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