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Are Standing Desks Bad For Your Health?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Image credit Herman Miller Standing desks have been around for a long time; I keep showing pictures of Herman Miller's Action Office from the sixties in the hope that they will introduce their standing desk . Even in 1958, their designer Bob Propst could write: "Compelled by lack of choice, we are forced to conduct most office activity in a sitting position. The result, as medical studies and insurance data make clear, is a steady decline in vitality, energy, and general body tone." But over at LifeHacker, they make the case that we should Forget the Standing Desk; You Just Need to Move Regularly. They quote a page the egonomics team at Cornell University. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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