By Vivian Giang and Kim Bhasin
If you're used to the hours of sedentary, stressful working conditions that come with your office job, you may want to know that this kind of working environment is killing you a lot faster than you think. Aside from the stress that comes from tight deadlines, plenty of things you... Read More »
By Dawn Kawamoto, The Motley Fool
Been pounding the pavement in a job search? Try going back to nature.
Farming, fisheries, and forestry job openings increased by a whopping 19.3% between March and April, according to a report (link opens PDF file) released Tuesday by jobs board SimplyHired.com. That number... Read More »
Sitting down all day doesn't just make it more likely that you'll gain weight. It makes it more likely that you'll gain weight on your butt, specifically.
The body produces fat when more calories go in than out. But it also produces fat when that area of the body is stretched for long periods of time,... Read More »
Lots of Americans view a desk job as a sign of career achievement. After years of, say, waiting tables or nailing roof tiles or being the cop on the beat, the ability to sit in a cool office all day while you work is viewed as finally making it.
The problem is that sitting behind a desk all day isn't... Read More »