16 Oct 2014
October 16, 2014

Habits can be changed!

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Not just the habit of sitting for long period of time, but… the habit of HOW we sit. The debate over the consequences of sitting for long periods of time continues! The interesting aspect of this issue is not that we are sitting for longer stretches at a time but HOW we are sitting. The Alexander.. read more →

10 Oct 2014
October 10, 2014

Stand Up Australia

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We do it all day long and you’re probably doing it right now. Sitting. It’s become as normal as breathing. We now sit down every day for longer than we sleep. And the latest research says sitting is as bad as smoking. It sounds dramatic because it is. Excessive sitting has been linked to diabetes,.. read more →

06 Oct 2014
October 6, 2014

Stand up for your health

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Exercising for 30 minutes on most days is supposed to keep you in good health. But research suggests that’s not enough if you spend a lot of time sitting. If you’re sitting down while you read this, you might want to stand up. Research now shows that sitting for long periods can increase your risk.. read more →

04 Jul 2014
July 4, 2014

The big standing up experiment

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Dr Chris van Tullekan sets out to investigate extraordinary claims coming from America, Australia and the UK that the amount of sitting we tend to do these days is ruining our health – and that just getting up off our backsides for an extra 3-4 hours per day could slash our risk of heart disease.. read more →

06 Aug 2013
August 6, 2013

Sitting is Deadly

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ABC’s Catalyst is Australia’s premier science investigation series. In a recent episode, Catalyst featured a segment on the ‘dangers’ of sitting. The original link can be found here One of the deadliest habits we indulge in is sitting down. Researchers at the ANU and Sydney University have put a figure to how sitting for long.. read more →