When you sit too much, your blood flows slower, your muscles burn less fat, your metabolism winds down, and your brain function slows, which can lead to some serious short and long term impacts.
Even if you exercise regularly, if you spend the majority of the rest of your day sitting, you may be at risk.
2 x higher
rates of neck pain
191% increased risk
of chronic illness, including diabetes, heart disease and some cancers
risk of depression
The key is not to stand or sit all the time, but to break up your sitting at least every 30 minutes. The good news is there are simple strategies you can start today while working from home.
The online program includes everything you need:
As part of a national research trial funded by the NHMRC, researchers from the University of Queensland are seeking 250 workplaces to run BeUpstanding. It is 100% FREE.
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