If I sit for too long, it will actually remind me to get up and move, because a lot of doctors think sitting is the new cancer.   

Apple’s smartwatch has built-in activity reminders

2 years ago 0

As if any more proof were needed as to the health benefits of regularly standing up, Apple chief executive Tim Cook has pitched health as one of the key selling points for his company’s upcoming Apple Watch smartwatch, including its hourly reminders to owners to be more active.

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Sitting too much is bad for your health

How does sitting compare to being an astronaut?

2 years ago 1

How does sitting for an extended period compare to being an astronaut? Well this is one of the questions answered by this recent article from the UK’s National Health Service.

Many adults in the UK spend more than seven hours a day sitting or lying, and this typically increases with age to 10 hours or more.

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