This article briefly summarized the accumulating research suggesting that exercise coupled with diet modification may not be enough to stem the tide of overweight and obesity currently being experienced in the US and worldwide. Sitting for extended periods of time has recently been found to be linked to chronic disease regardless of the amount of recreational activity (i.e. exercise). The changes need to be made in the workplace, where folks spend the majority of their time. As the article states, the majority of that time in the workplace is spent in sedentary activity. Read on as researchers chime in on this important topic.