A study, published in the Biophysical Journal, revealed that fat cells change in structure under pressure and are likely to expand, leading to weight gain.The study revealed that 'cellular expansion' plays a key role in fat production because the pressure on cells causes them to increase in size by 50 percent.
So how can we prevent this? We need to get up from our desks every 30 minutes and take a walk. It will increase blood flow and as an added bonus it will give our eyes a break from the computer screen. Easiest way to keep track: Get up an dance/walk around for one song every half hour!