In this episode, Dr. Stefan Zavalin gives us some hard-hitting facts about sitting for long periods and how it affects our health and productivity. He strongly pushes people to not just move more but find those ways to sit less because it’s just so important in the long term. Stefan also shares how he runs a successful business legally blind.
Highlights From This Episode:
- By about that 30-minute mark, we have less blood flowing to the brain as we’re sitting and we’ve got reduced ability to metabolize fat
- We can be up to 45% more productivity when we stand while we work
- Try scheduling the 30 and 2 habit into your day to reverse the effects of sitting
- Stefan’s challenges running a business legally blind
- Tedx is a good experience to really home in on your process of how do you deliver your message, and what are the important things that you want to keep in it.
Links & Resources From This Episode:
Read more: ‘Sit Less’ by Dr. Stefan Zavalin
Learn more: The Love To Move Podcast that has just launched
More About Dr. Stefan Zavalin
Dr. Stefan Zavalin is a movement mentor driven to change desk work culture. Despite losing his vision in graduate school, he started a company called Love to Move, where he mentors organizations on adapting company culture to improve productivity and health.
The dream: evolve the current work model so people no longer have to choose between work and health. Stefan aims to make virtual services accessible to all to help this cultural shift. Since starting on his mission, Stefan has written a book called Sit Less and given a TEDx Talk on the same subject. In his free time, he likes to write songs on piano and guitar, critique a good cup of coffee, and play board games with his wife and friends.
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