The majority of our workplaces are tragically sedentary.
Look around. Chances are you’re in an environment that dictates sitting. The majority of our workplaces, schools, homes, and public spaces minimize movement and activity, and the low-intensity activity that is so crucial to health has been replaced with sedentary time.
Although our awareness of the harmful impacts of inactivity is increasing, change has been surprisingly slow and difficult. The unfortunate reality is that many everyday activities and social norms are defined by the use of chairs.