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Standing Up for good health+posture

I hate to admit it, but I spend a lot of time at a desk, and I have been reading about the damage that happens to the body from sitting for hours every day.

Here’s a New York Times article about stand up desks:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/technology/personaltech/22basics.html

Some office jockeys are tossing their chairs and and using stand up desks.  There are a lot of products you can buy spending anywhere from $150-6000 for stand up work stations.

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I didn’t want to put my current workstation into a landfill, and I don’t want to spend a lot of money on something that might not work for me.  I spent $40 at the local hardware store, and built 2 bases for my workstation, raising everything to standing height.

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It’s only been 2 days, aside from my feet being a little tired, I like standing while working.  I can feel it is better for my back and posture.  I also move a lot more.  They say that standing improves blood circulation, and helps with thinking…and I’ll take any help I can get!!

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Maybe someday, I’ll convert it into a treadmill desk.  Yes, that is a real thing, look it up on google!