Monday, July 29, 2013

Obesity vs. Smoking vs. Common Sense

A lot of chatter in the last week about inactivity and daily workplace habits on our health all compared to smoking, yes, smoking; not obesity, diabetes and laziness, but actively smoking.

MEDICAL DAILY
Is Sitting The New Smoking? A Workday Of Inactivity Could Offset Any Benefits Of Exercise Sitting could be the new smoking. If done for extended periods of time, it may wreak havoc on your metabolism, cholesterol levels, and even your running function.
By Chris Weller | Jul 29, 2013

RUNNER'S WORLD
Sitting is the New Smoking- Even for Runners
There's no running away from it: The more you sit, the poorer your health and the earlier you may die, no matter how fit you are.
By Selene Yeager; Published July 20, 2013

While all interesting and attention getting, maybe we need to tone down the sensationalism and focus on the problems at hand to curb bad habits and instill good ones.

One idea is to transform board room meetings into active meetings!

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