belle.turnerbelle.turner

I'm interested in Politics, news & academia

Standing Desks, the Most Overblown Health Fad

Drop file here to send
By host - belle.turner
By now you're sick of hearing that sitting is the new smoking. Yes, being sedentary all the time ain't great. But standing all the time doesn't make up for it.

A growing body of research suggests that many of the benefits claimed by standing desk evangelists are overblown. Simply put, there's no substitute for good, old fashioned exercise.
This discussion is set to be extendable. After it expires, the content will remain, but all guests will be removed. After that if any guests decide to join it, more days will be added to the discussion
belle.turner
belle.turner followed this discussion
domino.johns
domino.johns followed this discussion
10 more people followed this discussion
sirak.yitagesupankaj.rathodwalk
sirak.yitagesu, pankaj.rathod, walk and 7 other people started following this discussion
10 more people followed this discussion
Host
Admin
yes
9 mths
More than 50 people have joined this discussion.
Host
Admin
Misleading Article that is assuming people stand at their desk for 6-8 hours. Get up and get active!
9 mths
Host
Admin
It’s about moderation- no one should sit all day or stand all day. thumbs up
Edited
8 mths
Host
Admin
It doesn’t replace exercise but it is good for you spine to stand rather than sit all day.
8 mths
Host
Admin
I know people who find standing to work preferable. As with everything, it doesn't work for everyone.
8 mths
More than 100 people have joined this discussion.
Host
Admin
There’s a psychological benefit- keeps the blood flowing & helps to keep some on their toes haha I’m hilarious!
8 mths
Host
Admin
I like the flexibility to stand or sit as needed. My chiropractor appreciates it! I feel the difference... especially when I work from home and have a regular stationary desk.
8 mths
Host
Admin
Ever since I started standing I feel way better. Less back and neck issues.
8 mths
Host
Admin
It is all about moderation
8 mths
Host
Admin
Any change in position is good!
8 mths
Host
Admin
All things in moderation but I know I feel a lot better using my standing desk than sitting all day.
8 mths
Type your message...