Don't Make Workers Sit All Day!!

“Get off your butts,” the nation’s doctors said Tuesday, as the American Medical Assn. adopted a new policy on sitting in the workplace. Citing mounting evidence that sitting for extended periods of time is really bad for you, the physicians group is now urging employers and others to make alternatives to sitting available to workers — standing work stations, isometric balls that allow the core to remain engaged while a person sits, and so on. “Prolonged sitting, particularly in work settings, can cause health problems, and encouraging work places to offer employees alternatives to sitting all day will help to create a healthier workforce,” AMA board member Dr. Patrice Harris said in a statement.” To read the full story, click HERE