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Sitting Increases the Risk of Dying Early – The New York Times

Replacing sitting time with just standing or moderate physical activity could counteract the effect. Sitting too much may increase the risk of dying prematurely, while replacing sitting time with just standing or moderate physical activity could counteract the effect. Researchers used survey data from 54 countries, analyzing time spent sitting …

The Downside of Treadmill Desks – NYTimes.com

Treadmill desks can be good exercise, but they may impair the ability to concentrate and remember. Treadmill desks are popular, even aspirational, in many offices today since they can help those of us who are deskbound move more, burn extra calories and generally improve our health. But an interesting new …

Smart Desks to Keep You Moving – NYTimes.com

A new batch of so-called smart desks can monitor your movements, track your calories and even nudge you to stand up without interruption or loss of concentration. You might want to sit down for this. Or stand up. Better yet, do both. A new batch of so-called smart desks can …