On Your Feet Britain

on your feetDid you know… major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours each day leads to:-

  • Enzymes responsible for burning harmful blood fats shutting down
  • Reduced calorie burning (Metabolic rate)
  • Disrupted blood sugar levels
  • Increased insulin and blood pressure levels
  • Leg muscles switch off

Think about how you can be more active at work, for example:-

  1. Keep moving around. Take frequent breaks
  2. Take phone calls standing up, this also boosts confidence and voice quality
  3. Try removing tables and chairs from meeting rooms. This leads to shorter meetings
  4. Take the stairs instead of the elevator
  5. Walk to a colleague’s desk, instead of emailing
  6. Stand during presentations or speeches

For more information check out the following website:-

https://getbritainstanding.org/index.php