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Continued: Sitting is sabotaging our health: Stand up for yourself

  • Article by: ALLIE SHAH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 13, 2014 - 5:31 PM

Once you’ve committed to overcoming the sitting disease, Levine says, it’s only a matter of time before your need to move washes into all aspects of your life.

And he’s right. I take regular standing breaks now and I keep that cardboard box nearby. While I’ve been sitting at meetings, I plan to stage another uprising soon. The lone co-worker who stood with me has suggested a walking meeting.

You might say we’re rising to the occasion.

 

Allie Shah • 612-673-4488

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