Thursday, July 19, 2012

Your Desk Is Making You Stupid

Jessica Stillman:
Your desk, scientists reported recently, is trying to kill you.

According to the New York Times, scientists discovered that when we sit all day, "electrical activity in the muscles drops… leading to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects," and sadly even getting regular doses of exercise doesn't offset the damage. But now there's new evidence of the harm of sitting. Not only is it making you fatter, it might also be making you dumber.
Read the rest.

(HT:  Tim Dunn)

1 comment:

Jamie Bickel said...

Boy, Jonathan Edwards should have really taken this to heart. :-)