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Can you walk off type 2 diabetes?

Sitting for more than eight hours a day is associated with a 90% increase in type 2 diabetes. Worryingly, Diabetes is now the number 1 preventable cause of death in the US - even beating smoking to the top spot. But can you really walk off type 2 diabetes?  Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain a normal blood glucose level, or the body is unable to use the insulin that is produced – known as insulin resistance. The pancreas (a large gland behind the stomach) produces the hormone insulin, which moves glucose from your blood into...

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10 Reasons why every office needs a treadmill desk.

1. Beat the 3 pm lull - we've all been there, we get to 3 pm and our brains stop functioning. Treadmill desks have been proven to increase productivity, so a quick 20 minute walk at 3 pm will make you feel more motivated.  2. Burn calories without noticing. By engaging in light activity during the working day you'll actually be burning 8% more calories than if you were sitting down and if you are concentrating on your work you wont even notice the mileage clocking up.  3. Exercise produces endorphin's, and endorphin's make you happy. Happy people = a happy workplace. 4....

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Boost your brain with a treadmill desk

This new article in the Daily Mail backs up our claims that the treadmill desk really can boost your attention span. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3010209/Can-treadmill-desk-boost-BRAIN-Researchers-walking-work-improve-memory-attention.html    

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The Telegraph’s Sam Rowe reviews the TR1200

It seems that we have found another convert to the treadmill desk. Read up on what Sam Rowe, journalist for the Telegraph had to say. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/11496769/Can-a-treadmill-desk-save-your-life.html

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The BBC tackle sitting disease

You may have noticed that “Sitting Disease” awareness has been gathering a lot more momentum recently, so we weren’t surprised to hear that the BBC news would be running a story on it. In the feature they highlighted findings from the recent survey taken by the British Heart Foundation. For more on the story please click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-32082387

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