Our shift from rural life to an information age, in which work is often desk- or computer-bound and social media, mobile devices and TV dominate our free time, has led to us sitting more and moving less. 
Recently we have begun to see the detrimental health effects of a sedentary lifestyle and its economic implications. Walk & Work provides treadmill desks that will improve employee health, productivity and happiness.



TED Ed - Why sitting is bad for you

June 10, 2016

Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down.

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BBC: Not walking at work could be 'as dangerous as smoking'

June 03, 2016

New data suggests more than half of us only go for a walk at work when we need the toilet.  Some experts warn that staying still on the job could be as dangerous as smoking.  John Maguire reports.

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