Health Benefits of Standing
Long-term sitting has been cited by the World Health Organization as a leading risk factor for death.
"We weren't designed to sit, the body is a perpetual motion machine”
A 2010 Australian study found that for each extra hour participants spent sitting daily during a 7 year period, their overall risk of dying increased by 11 percent
“A major point we were trying to make is that older adults should replace sitting with standing and light activity”
-Phillip Sparling, Professor emeritus in the School of Applied Physiology at Georgia Institute of Technology
"Sitting is the new smoking, chairs are out to kill us".
-Dr. James Levine, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic