[Researchers] found that the more hours the men and women sat every day, the greater their chance of dying prematurely. Those people who sat more than eight hours a day — which other studies have found is about the amount that a typical American sits — had a 15 percent greater risk of dying during the study’s three-year follow-up period than people who sat for fewer than four hours a day.That's former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld at his famous standing desk.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Stand In The Place Where You Work
The New York Times says sitting for too long can be deadly, even for people who exercise regularly: