• Obesity Hurts Your Bottom line

    Posted by:    |    Sunday, December 4, 2011

    LONDON — Women who regularly work up a sweat exercising have a 30 per- cent lower risk of developing endometrial cancer, a new study says. Researchers at the United States’ National Cancer Institute analyzed 14 previous studies and found physical activity cuts the risk of endometrial cancer by 20 percent to 40 percent when compared with...more »

  • Turn your ofiice into a gym

    Posted by:    |    Sunday, December 4, 2011

    Sitting could be the latest health hazard. In a study from the American Journal of Epidemiology, people who spent more leisure time sitting had a higher risk of mortality. Women who sat more than six hours a day were 37 percent more likely to die during a 14-year period than people who sat only three hours; for men, that number dropped to 18 percent....more »

  • IS YOUR OFFICE CHAIR KILLING YOU?

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Do you lead an active lifestyle or a sedentary one? The question is simple, but the answer may not be as obvious as you think. Let's say, for example, you're a busy guy who works 60 hours a week at a desk job but who still manages to find time for five 45-minute bouts of exercise. Most experts would label you as active. But Marc Hamilton, Ph.D., has another...more »

  • Thinking on Your Feet

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Like many millions of other office dwellers, Anne Rogers of Northampton used to spend her work days sitting at her desk for long stretches at a time. As she segued into middle age — she's 43 now — Rogers said she began putting on some extra pounds as her metabolism seemed to slow to a crawl. She'd also suffered from a soreness and aching in her...more »

  • What is Inactivity Physiology?

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Research shows that vital enzymes in your legs' blood vessels, which are responsible for siphoning fat out of the blood, virtually shut off when you're in the seated position. The excess fat floating around your bloodstream can negatively alter your cholesterol levels, increase your risk of heart disease, and contribute to obesity and type 2 diabetes....more »

  • Improving the Health of Employees

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Walking is clinically proven to prevent or mitigate the nation's major diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and even some forms of cancer. It has proved an effective measure in promoting weight loss, prevention, improving mental and physical health and clearly demonstrated the need for medical attention. Chained to desks to go, most Americans are...more »

  • Your Body's Biggest Enemy

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    You might not want to take the following stat sitting down: According to a poll of nearly 6,300 people by the Institute for Medicine and Public Health, it's likely that you spend a stunning 56 hours a week planted like a geranium—staring at your computer screen, working the steering wheel, or collapsed in a heap in front of your high-def TV. And it...more »

  • Incentives to Alter Bad Health Habits

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Wu, executive director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, not only works to promote better health in under served communities, but she has slipped a few things into her Oakland workplace to keep herself and fellow workers a little more fit. "We put in a tread desk," Wu said. "It's essentially for conference calls and you walk on the tread desk as...more »

  • Sitting is Deadly

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Here's a new warning from health experts: Sitting is deadly. Scientists are increasingly warning that sitting for prolonged periods — even if you also exercise regularly — could be bad for your health. And it doesn't matter where the sitting takes place — at the office, at school, in the car or before a computer or TV just the overall...more »

  • Exercise Benefits Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

    Posted by:    |    Saturday, December 3, 2011

    Regular exercise is safe for heart failure patients, improves their quality of life and may slightly lower their risk of death or hospitalization, according to a new study. About 5 million people nationwide have heart failure, a potentially life- threatening condition in which the heart has a reduced ability to pump blood through the body. It is the leading...more »

Mission Statement

To Provide Office Workers the Opportunity to Walk While They Work.

"I absolutely love this thing!! I'm walking between 4 and 8 miles per day. I almost look forward to going to work because I feel so good physically by the end of the day".

Rebekah S. - Westminster, CO