Weekend exercise on a par with daily workouts

/ Jan 21, 2017

Weekend exercise on a par with daily workouts

People who exercise mainly on the weekends may reap significant health and survival benefits, on par with people who work out more regularly, researchers said on Jan. 9. Currently, experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise. ...

Japan Inc. taking steps to get workers to sit less

Sep 27, 2016

Japan Inc. taking steps to get workers to sit less

More and more Japanese companies are taking aim at sedentary working patterns, amid rising awareness of the health benefits of standing up and stretching. At the headquarters of e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward, employees have desks that allow them to work either ...