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Infographic: Why Your Job Could Be Slowly Killing You

Discussion in 'Engineering Jobs & Career Advice' started by A.V.Ramani, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. A.V.Ramani

    A.V.Ramani Guru

    Quote:
    Most working professionals these days suffer from what the scientific community calls the sitting disease. And if you don’t believe it’s a real problem, just check out health forums like WebMD and Mayo Clinic.
    According to research by the American Cancer Society, the more you sit, the shorter your average life span will be.
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    http://www.fastcompany.com/3029424/...gn=Feed:+fastcompany/headlines+(Fast+Company)
     
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  2. Kaustubh Katdare

    Administrator

    Adding the infographic directly in the post -

    Job-Killing-Infographic.
     
  3. Kaustubh Katdare

    Administrator

    Suddenly, I'm beginning to hate what I'm doing. :( Gotta be taking breaks.

    I wonder if gymming for 1 hour in the morning or evening; and then continuing with the regular work schedule is enough. Or should I be taking 5 minute breaks every 20 minutes? Will that be better?
     
  4. A.V.Ramani

    A.V.Ramani Guru

    Let us not knock the gymming. Those are the main meals. The five mins are good snacks.
    I am told that the Five - Twenty option is good.
     
  5. Ankita Katdare

    Moderator

    The scariest part of the entire infographic is this -

    For the solution provided at the end of the image, I think this is the only option for most of us -

    standing_desk_wired.

    Image courtesy - Wired.com
     

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