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Month: March 2017

Sitting Series – Part 3: Why Working Out to Offset Sitting Isn’t Enough

Did you know that inactivity accounts for 9 percent of premature mortality around the world?* All because of something that can be avoided. Studies have found that even if adults are meeting appropriate physical activity guidelines, if they sit for prolonged periods of time outside of their exercise, their health is still compromised. Unfortunately, working out to offset sitting is not as simple as it sounds. 

WHY WORKING OUT TO OFFSET SITTING ISN'T ENOUGH

Continue reading Sitting Series – Part 3: Why Working Out to Offset Sitting Isn’t Enough

Sitting Series – Part 2: How to sit less and feel better at work

According to a recent study, adults in Western countries spend on average between 55 and 70 percent of their day sedentary.* For the average person who spends about 16 hours a day awake, that equals out to be about 9 to 11 hours of sitting each day!

HOW TO SIT LESS AND FEEL BETTER AT WORK

Our tips cover how to sit less and incorporate stretches and movement into your day – so you don’t feel self-conscious about it, but do feel refreshed. It’s a good idea to get into these habits so the cumulative effects of sitting don’t eventually creep up on you. Continue reading Sitting Series – Part 2: How to sit less and feel better at work

Sitting Series – Part 1: The Negative Health Effects of Sitting

The amount of time that a person spends sitting has been drastically increasing over the years. The changes in transportation and commute times, workplace settings, and entertainment are resulting in drastically reduced physical activity times.

THE SITTING SERIES, PART 1: THE DANGERS OF SITTING

Think about all of the time you spend sitting in front of a screen, whether that is a TV, computer, cell phone, or gaming system. People never had to worry about these things before! But unfortunately we are now seeing the negative health effects of sitting. Continue reading Sitting Series – Part 1: The Negative Health Effects of Sitting

Cornerstone’s Mobile Gym Membership App = Instant Commitment

The other day, I was sitting in the car while my husband was getting a coffee at WaWa, and it occurred to me that I really needed to stretch more. Intense workouts and age have been conspiring to tighten up my muscles and I decided I needed to find a yoga class – fast.

CORNERSTONE CLUB’S MOBILE APP

Now, back in the “old days,” before we all had personal computers, let alone cell phones, I would have had to dig up a paper copy of a class schedule, or call my fitness club for more information when I got home. And, if I’m being perfectly honest, by the time I did get home, the mood would have passed and I probably wouldn’t have bothered! Continue reading Cornerstone’s Mobile Gym Membership App = Instant Commitment

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