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“It’s clear that moving matters.” That’s the bottom line assessment of Dr. Jack Groppel, a founder of the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute, as reported in the New York Times. Dr. Groppel’s study of the corrosive effects of uninterrupted sitting yields a very simple…

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Last week in Part 1 of this series on standing desk health research, we discussed reporting from Europe that showed the scarcity of evidence of health benefits derived from standing at work. This week, we go to the New York Times where they delve into…

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The standing-desk industry is thriving. Health-conscious go-getters are converting their standard desks into standing desks with 3rd party add-ons. Some are bringing in entirely new (and pricey) units which can convert from standing to sitting with the touch of a button. And why not? Clearly,…

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Hootsuite CEO, Ryan Holmes, pays his employees to exercise at work, and thinks you should too. Hootsuite’s service is a platform that helps other companies manage their social media. They currently have 1,000 employees and a very active gym in their corporate headquarters in Vancouver,…

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Congratulations! You live in interesting times. After a contentious confirmation process, President Trump’s new Secretary of Health and Human Services is now in his first week on the job. Said Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, is tasked with his party’s stated mission…

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Our modern health epidemic of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease is not a “knowledge problem,” it is a “behavior problem.” In other words, it is no longer surprising to hear more evidence that the the top causes of death in America are preventable by diet…

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