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Light-intensity Walk, Every 30 Minutes Could Increase Energy Levels

Standing desks may not be the answer. Photo: Rohan Thomson Are you sitting down right now? How long have you been sitting? If it's been longer than 30 minutes, you should probably stand up. Taking as few as 15 steps every 30 minutes could be the difference between feeling tired and sluggish and feeling energised [...]

How standing might be the best anti-ageing technique

Spending less time on the sofa lengthens "telomeres"-the caps on chromosomes which protect the genetic code inside. The best anti-ageing technique could be standing up, scientists believe, after discovering that spending more time on two feet protects DNA. A study found that too much sitting down shortens telomeres, the protective caps which sit at the [...]