Perhaps it's too easy for employers to view investing in sit-stand desks as a quick fix for sedentary behaviour in the workplace, despite the expense? Walking meetings, by contrast, cost nothing
"Replacing sitting with standing ...cannot be used as an alternative to physical activity to decrease sedentary time" - nice when a study supports what our instincts have always told us @AdamRidler10!
Returning to physical activity after Covid-19: stratifying the risk and phasing the resumption
Seems the digital fitness boom may be helping to break down barriers for people you might not typically see in a gym https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-55318822
It may be only fake-believe but if you want to change someone’s mind, the first step is to establish empathy
It's only fake-believe: how to deal with a conspiracy theorist
As the pandemic has taken a grip, so have the misinformation spreaders. Here are five ways to spot the holes in their logic
Clocking half an hour (or even less) of movement a day might help lengthen our lives https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/02/well/move/exercise-sitting-longevity.html
Covid has pushed telehealth into the mainstream, proving that compassion matters on and off screen https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/01/well/live/Telemedicine-Hospitals.html
The ability to rapidly build a picture of any protein could revolutionise the way we develop medicines
‘It will change everything’: DeepMind’s AI makes gigantic leap in solving protein structures
Google’s deep-learning program for determining the 3D shapes of proteins stands to transform biology, say scientists.
The study underscores how immediate and pervasive the benefits of exercise can be
"Whether you’re a country or a carmaker, if you continue to fail to deliver on your brand promise, people’s trust will erode"
The United States of America: Can this brand be saved?
This week, Fast Company will feature an in-depth look at what America’s brand is, how it’s changed over ...
As physicians spend more time logged in, recognising and mitigating burnout is ever-important
Telehealth Is Working for Patients. But What About Doctors?
Three ways to help physicians avoid digital fatigue.
Be it a kettlebell or a can of beans, lifting weights may help lower anxiety levels
Aside from food production, allotment gardening provides a spectrum of benefits
Itâs official: allotments are good for you â and for your mental health
Tending your own patch boosts wellbeing and connects you with others, study finds
The creative community are rising to the challenges of the Covid crisis
The best new design this month, from walking wheelchairs to floating churches
The best new design this month, from walking wheelchairs and floating churches to kidsâ take on Boris Johnson
'Many leaders roll their eyes at meditation, mindfulness, nature walks, and “slowing down.” Others trivialize taking time for yourself as an “indulgence." This is a mistake.'
“Serious” Leaders Need Self-Care, Too
It’s not just a bunch of hippy-dippy nonsense.
We evolved to exercise only when it was necessary or fun, and that's still how we're motivated best
Hate exercising? Don't worry, so did our ancestors | Daniel E Lieberman
Covid restrictions make regular physical activity even harder to achieve â but evolutionary psychology can provide ...
Could running actually be good for your knees?https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/21/well/why-running-wont-ruin-your-knees.html?smid=tw-share
Even if high-intensity interval exercise is physically draining, you may find yourself more engaged and motivated during those workouts than in longer, continuous-intensity sessions
"Platform companies must stop providing safe harbor for medical misinformation, conspiracies and grift that over time can erode the public’s capacity to assess creditable risk"
Opinion | Trump's viral flu tweet proves America is losing the battle against Covid misinfo
The reason why platform companies have failed to contain toxic medical misinformation is two fold.
"No matter how effective a treatment or protective a vaccine ...unless governments devise policies and programmes to reverse profound disparities, our societies will never be truly COVID-19 secure"