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Stand a day in my shoes

Your tolerance to standing will increase the longer you have a standing desk. Great! If your posture is correct and you frequently take breaks/change your stance then you might have noticed that some niggling back pains and wrist aches are a thing of the past. However you may start to notice your feet are starting…

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UCLA paper proves MTL (medial temporal lobe) atrophies with prolonged sitting

Sedentary behaviour associated with reduced medial temporal lobe thickness full research article found here. Is this another post about how standing when at work can affect your physical health. Well, yes and no. It turns out standing is also good for your brain. 5 researchers from UCLA (Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behaviour and…

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SHRM shows standing desks are the perfect perk

With more than 300,000 members in over 165 countries the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest Human Resources society. Every year they release the Employee Benefits Report, an extensive survey focussing on the types of benefits employers based in the United States offer their employees. Why offer employee benefits? In the…

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