Monthly Archives: December 2010

Are You Sitting Comfortably? It'll Probably Kill You.

Of all the potential risks at your average workplace and working environment, you'd have thought you'd be safest parked in a comfortable chair in a warm office behind a desk. Not so according to several studies in the U.S., New Zealand and Canada. Sitting between six and ten hours a day or for two hours unbroken can lead to some very serious health problems posing a similar health risk to that of a smoker. Increased health problems include: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Obesity Diabetes Heart Read more [...]