The study says that walking can counteract some of the effects of sitting

Let’s face it: many of us spend most of the day sitting at our desks. But no matter how much time your job takes, it’s important to make time for movement, whether that means walking around the block or getting up to stretch. It’s no secret that sitting for too long isn’t good for you, … Read more

There’s a simple way to offset the health risks of sitting all day: ScienceAlert

To reduce the harmful health effects of sitting, take a 5-minute walk every half hour. This is the main finding of a new study that my colleagues and I have published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise. We asked 11 healthy adults, middle-aged and older, to sit in our laboratory for … Read more

Study shows that sitting for long periods of time is bad for your health, but it is easy to offset this effect

CNN – Sure, you’ve heard about the dangers of sitting all day, but in most jobs there isn’t much you can do about it, right? Not according to a new study that looked at the effects of prolonged sitting. Five minutes of light walking every half hour can help mitigate some of the increased risks … Read more

Sitting the Stars: SJ’s resident pens book about working at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago

From a chilling encounter with a “Rocky IV” villain to saving Johnny Carson from his signature dog, St. Joseph resident Julie Laurent has had a slew of celebrity encounters while working with Wolfgang Puck at his famous party. Spago A restaurant in Los Angeles. Decades later, Laurent has moved away from the Los Angeles lifestyle … Read more