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Sit Or Stand? Experts Debate Healthiest Formula For Workers

Stand, sit or walk? What's the healthiest posture or working?
Stand, sit or walk? What's the healthiest posture or working? Photo Credit: Mesa Community College

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Sitting all day at work is not healthy. But neither is standing, according to research cited in a Wall Street Journal article.

Studies show long periods of sitting can increase our risk for diabetes and cancer. But standing causes problems with the muskuoskeletal system, the article says.

So what’s an office worker to do?

One expert says we should divide every half-hour into a timed sequence of sit, stand, move and stretch.

Read the full article here at the Wall Street Journal website.

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