Published September 18th, 2014 by

Grim statistics detailing the dangers of sitting abound. We’ve covered the facts before. So we know THAT sitting is bad for us, but exactly HOW is sitting unhealthy? Some of those facts speak to the how of the matter – stuff like circulation, heart rate, and metabolic effects. But we…

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Published September 18th, 2014 by

By now (unless your desk chair is under a rock somewhere), you’ve heard that sitting is bad for you. We’re not here to convince you of that. But most people – even those of us already using standing desks – don’t have all the science and facts detailing the dangers…

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Published September 11th, 2014 by

Humans have only been sitting regularly for 0.1% of our existence. If our time on this planet were a day, we sat down at about 11:58pm. And now, Americans sit an average of 13 hours per day. Sitting is clearly an experiment – we dove in headfirst – ¬†and we’re…

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Published May 19th, 2014 by

This is the detailed breakout of the troubleshooting portion of the Quitting Sitting Transition Plan. You can view the main index of the plan here, or have it emailed to you, instantly, in full. Sitting is bad, so we switch to standing. But if something goes wrong, standing can be…

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Published April 19th, 2014 by

This is the detailed breakout of the Improving Your Movement portion¬†of the Quitting Sitting Transition Plan. You can view the main index of the plan here, or have it emailed to you, instantly, in full. The single biggest benefit of standing is that it makes you more likely to move.…

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