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(Washington Post)   An illustrated guide to how sitting at a desk all day is ruining your body. Yeah, it's definitely the desk   (apps.washingtonpost.com) divider line 6
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2014-01-21 02:22:59 PM
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Every hour get up and get a snack out of the machine, then go out and have a smoke.
2014-01-21 02:01:52 PM
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mdeesnuts: I've had a standup desk for a year. Curious side effect is I don't usually sit anymore unless you're supposed to; eating, watching TV, etc. Can't sit in a waiting room, waiting for a table at a restaurant, I stand rather than sit at a bar. It's strange but I don't feel the need to sit unless I am actually tired.


I've tried a stand up desk, got it was horrible on my feet and strangely my hips.  If I'm going to be on my feet for hours at a time, I want to be doing a fair amount of walking, which is surprisingly easier on my system that standing in place for long periods.
2014-01-21 01:04:07 PM
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Lt. Cheese Weasel: So, sit up straight and don't slouch, get up every hour, do a bit of walkies and then get your ass back to work.


 FTFY
2014-01-21 12:58:29 PM
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I just started working at home from an upright treadmill desk specifically because of all these risks and problems.

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I don't have the cable management all pretty yet.
2014-01-21 12:56:24 PM
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If I stand up, will you stop harassing me about my double-fried donut bacon burgers?
2014-01-21 12:55:35 PM
1 votes:
What else are you supposed to do? They don't allow bed at work.
 
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