Watch the wellness uprising

The stories told here are dramatic, because too much sitting can be a tragedy. But with the addition of some more standing during the day, there’s a happy ending.


Rethinking Workspaces

Designing our environments in new ways gives us opportunities to move more and be healthier.

The Home-Office Breakup

More Trouble Than It’s Worth

No better time to be rid of the pain.

The Office Breakup

Watch Monday’s Breakup! Monday’s Breakup
Don’t Make This Weird.

Watch Tuesday’s Breakup! Tuesday’s Breakup
This Relationship Is Killing Me!

Watch Wednesday’s Breakup! Wednesday’s Breakup
You Deserve Better.

Watch Thursday’s Breakup! Thursday’s Breakup
Stand Up for Yourself!

Watch Friday’s Breakup Friday’s Breakup
It’s All Your Fault.

What If...

What If...

What if we could improve lives? We know a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy. But do you realize how serious just sitting around can be? Here is a cause worth standing for: Your health!

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JustStand Wellness Summit

Wellness Summit

The JustStand Wellness Summit is an annual event dedicated to sharing perspectives about the science of sedentary behavior and creating healthier work environments. Thought-leaders and researchers from around the world come to share ideas and their latest findings.

View presentations: 2012 Summit | 2013 Summit

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health

23 and 1/2 hours

A doctor-professor answers the old question, “What is the single best thing we can do for our health?” Dr. Mike Evans is founder of the Health Design Lab at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, and a staff physician at St. Michael’s Hospital.

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