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Friday, June 8, 2012

Stand at Work – Not Sit



Lose Fat – Gain Productivity

The rage is carrying fitness into the workplace, getting out of your chair where electrical activity in your muscles drop, creating harmful metabolic effects including…less calorie burning, and more fat gathering.  Obesity, Type 2 diabetes rises, while enzymes responsible for breaking down lipids and triglycerides plunge, leaving more fat gathering in the bloodstream.  Patrick McCrann shares the ups and downs of converting an office to a fitter place, and Tim Ferriss shows how he reinvented his office. Both speak of the bountiful benefits resulting from standing rather than sitting hours on end. Get the derriere off the chair!  According to James Vlahos of the NY Times, Sitting is a Lethal Activity



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