For Those Long Days at the Office: Seated Cat/Camel
Movement | Stretching & Flexibility

For Those Long Days at the Office: Seated Cat/Camel

I would wager that most of us don’t think about what is happening to our spines when we sit for long periods. There may even be those among us that LOVE sitting, and equate it with relaxing! But of course! When was the last time you were completely relaxed when standing? The thing is, your…

Is Chair Design For You or Against You?
Health and Nutrition | Movement

Is Chair Design For You or Against You?

Chair design has come a long way. Once thought of as just something you sit on, it now has reached heights of design that astound. Chair design has sparked the interest of artists, architects, designers and scientists. Sometimes, the results even end up in museums. Actually, if you have spent much time in museums, you…

Plane, Train, and Automobile Sitting Marathons … What Can You Do?
Movement

Plane, Train, and Automobile Sitting Marathons … What Can You Do?

The recent eclipse got me thinking again about sitting a lot. We had houseguests who came to stay and then did the three-hour drive up to Glendo, Wyoming (pop. 250) to catch the “totality”. So far, so good. What happened next was not unexpected, I suppose, but was still over the top. It was a…

Standing vs Sitting – Good News/Bad News
Mindset | Movement

Standing vs Sitting – Good News/Bad News

In February 2016, I wrote a blog called “Is Sitting the New Smoking?” It spoke of the problems we get from sitting too much. In addition, it mentioned that the problems brought on by lots of sitting often are not counteracted by fitting in some trips to the gym. This is discouraging news to any…

Is Sitting the New Smoking?
Health and Nutrition | Mindset

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

WARNING! The information I am about to impart may be depressing! But, I promise to give you the up side, to make lemonade from lemons, and bring in a few unanticipated perks as well. So here goes: In a recently posted article on www.functionalmovement.com, a highly respected source of human movement research and guidelines, Dr….