Our friends south of the border are celebrating the National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day today. As strong advocates of workplace wellness we would like to celebrate with them!
The American Diabetes Association is spearheading the movement to raise awareness of sedentary habits and how it can lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. For regular readers of our blog you will know that balancing your workday with plenty of standing time will result in many other benefits as well.
To help people move, the American Diabetes Association has put together a great set of tools that are available for download:
- Animated, easy to follow desk exercises
- Printable desk move exercise guide
- E-toolkit to get your entire workplace on board
To really get the point across, they also put together an infographic illustrating the risks of too much sitting and how to balance activity with sedentary habits: