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New website encourages techies to get fit

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Technology is often to blame for people sitting down. They sit while surfing the web. They sit while they’re playing video games. They sit if they work with computers. Now a local doctoral student is employing technology to urge people off the couch and into the gym. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz eplains how the student’s new web site can help everyone, including techies, get fit.

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