Desk Job - Office Health and Fitness
By Space Wolf
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Too much sitting is bad for your health! Desk Job - Office Health and Fitness will remind you to get up and move with its configurable break timer. Desk Job also comes with over 70 stretch and strength exercises that you can do during your breaks right in your office. Don't let sitting get you down - download now!
"Desk Job has helped me keep active during the day even though I work on a computer. Thank you!"
~ Rebekah Hoffman
* Configurable break timer will remind you to take breaks
* Never miss a break with reminder notifications
* Adjustable sitting and break intervals, alert sound, and vibrate
* Works even when your device is asleep while conserving battery life
* Over 70 stretches and strength exercises that you can do right in your office. Includes pictures and step by step instructions
* Suggests stretch and strength exercise categories for each break
What is Sitting Disease?
The term "Sitting Disease" has been coined by the scientific community and is commonly used when referring to metabolic syndrome and the ill-effects of an overly sedentary lifestyle. However, the medical community does not recognize Sitting Disease as a diagnosable disease at this time.
Negative Effects of Sitting Disease:
According to a study done by the American Cancer Society between 1993 - 2006, men who were inactive and sat over 6 hours daily were 48% more likely to die than those who were physically active and sat less than 3 hours a day. Women who were inactive and sat over 6 hours a day were 94% more likely to die than those who were physically active and sat less than 3 hours a day.
"For people who sit most of the day, their risk of heart attack is about the same as smoking."
~ Martha Grogan, cardiologist, Mayo Clinic
"Prolonged sitting should be considered within occupational health and safety policies and practices just like other elements of posture."
~ British Journal of Sports Medicine
"Today, our bodies are breaking down from obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression, and the cascade of health ills and everyday malaise that come from what scientists have named sitting disease."
~ James Levine, MD, PhD"
finally an app that easily repeats a 30 minute timer. Very simple to use. Needs some alarm settings though. Only notification is a beep, easily missed.
Just a timer
Does not give notification of when to stretch. Also, it only has a list of stretches and exercises that you can choose from. Would benefit from having proper notification of break times and a series of activities to perform at those times.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Released: Oct 22, 2015
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 21.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Space Wolf, LLC
- © Copyright 2015 Space Wolf, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.