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9 Ways Excessive Sitting Can Harm You

This infographic has made the rounds previously. However, I think it is a message that is well worth repeating often.

9 Ways Excessive Sitting Can Harm You Infographic

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Visit https://updowndesks.com/news/blog to access further advice regarding our workplace sedentary habits and what to look for when choosing solutions to overcome “sitting disease”.

“Dr. Graham Colditz, an expert on cancer prevention at Washington University in St. Louis, says the data is strong enough to say that sitting actually causes colon and endometrial cancer. Yet hardly anyone is doing anything to help Americans move around more.”

Colditz says the office is one place to start. “For example, given that working adults can spend eight or more hours a day at work, the worksite is an ideal and key setting to reduce sedentary time through worksite policies or changes to the physical work environment,”

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer/heres-just-how-bad-sitting-around-you-n132471

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Motivated to make these solutions affordable for home office, small business owners, gamers and school classrooms, Ergo Workspace Inc. (updowndesks.com) has aligned itself with proven, established North American OEM’s to provide quality, adjustable height desks and ergonomic accessories at affordable prices and to back them up with a reputation of professional integrity and expertise.


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