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Sitting for 8 - 10 Hours a Day? Does Your Life Insurance Cover Your Sedentary Lifestyle?
Date:7/31/2013

Portsmouth, RI (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

Please stand when reading this. According to a recent study, sitting in an office chair hunched over a computer screen may lead to an early demise.

Analysis of multiple research studies from such institutes as the Mayo Clinic (July 2012) and the Pennington Biomedical Center (May 2009) showed that people who have a sedentary lifestyle, largely sitting at a desk for hours on end every day, have a significantly higher risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and ultimately death. Exercise doesn’t seem to mitigate these effects.

Most office workers are aware that sitting for extended periods of time is harmful to their overall health. Companies such as Google and Wikimedia have expressed serious concern and have since purchased the multi-award-winning Locus Workstation that was created by renowned designer Martin Keen, founder of Focal Upright Furniture.

The Locus Workstation, an ingenious new upright desk and seat combination, took home the Product Innovations Grand Prize for furniture systems from Buildings Magazine at NeoCon 2013. It also won the Attendee's Choice Award at the National Ergonomics Conference Exhibition in December 2012.

Famous for founding KEEN® Footwear, Keen took the matter of a "healthier" workstation for all to heart – searching for a design that would serve as a solution to his own needs. After revolutionizing the footwear industry, Keen created what is now seen as a much-needed innovation in the office furniture field.

Keen's Locus Workstation may be the most comfortable way ever devised to work at a desk. The user is neither sitting nor sta
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