February 3, 2012

Sit All Day? 6 Ways To Stay Active At Your Desk


…A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic are set to study 30 employees of Caldrea, an eco-friendly cleaning supply company in Minneapolis, whose desks have been replaced with workstations that make it possible to sit or stand while working, according to the Star Tribune. "Sitting is sort of the new smoking," Mayo Clinic endocrinologist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., told the Star Tribune.

Huffington Post, 02/02/2012

Tags: Caldrea, Dr. James Levine, endocrinologist, Endocrinology / Diabetes, Research, sitting versus standing, University of Minnesota

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