Happy National Get Fit Don’t Sit Day!


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!

National Get Fit Don't Sit Day

 

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:

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:

Click for printable PDF version.

Click for printable PDF version.