Live Longer

According to the world health organization, physical inactivity in now identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality.


Standing more is proven to increase energy, burn extra calories, tone muscles, improve posture, increase blood flow, reduce blood sugar levels and increase metabolism—reversing the potential harms researchers link to the top four killers in America today.


A wave of scientific studies have shown that:


  • - Prolonged sitting increases the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and death
  • - People who sit for more than 11 hours a day have a 40 percent increased risk of death in the next three years compared with people who sit for less than four hours
  • - Workers who have been in sedentary roles for more than 10 years have double the risk of colon cancer
  • - Prolonged sitting is an independent risk factor, even if engaging in regular exercise
  • - Long periods of sitting are a suspected risk factor in the development of musculoskeletal disorders


Incorporate movement into your day by:


- Coordinating standing or walking meetings

- Set a timer to remind you to alternate between sitting and standing every 30 minutes

- Walk for 30 minutes everyday, take the stairs, or walk or bike to work