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How to combat the 'sitting disease'

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Sophie J, Jun 11, 2014.

  1. Sophie J

    Sophie J New Member

    Stand up, it's time to get moving while we work. This piece from Freelance Advisor explores the dangers of too much time spent on the toosh and how to combat it. There's also a nifty tongue-in-cheek quiz to see whether your job will kill you.
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  2. Alisonp

    Alisonp Member

    We clearly all need to be getting ourselves "active seating" and so on to keep our bodies moving while we work. It's the second time this year I've worked on a text telling me about the dangers of sitting still at my desk, and the message is starting to get through ...
  3. glebe digital

    glebe digital Member

    My solution is to do at least 1hr on the bike every day. It works. :D
  4. MickeyFinn

    MickeyFinn Administrator

    I like a bit of gardening most days but after 20 years doing 10-14 hours work I can feel my lower back is starting to go. Am going to get one of them there fangled standing desks that have motors so I can jack it up for a few hours in the evening. If I like it might get one for the office too...
  5. Alisonp

    Alisonp Member

    Apparently we need to be doing hula-hoop movements at our desks to keep our bodies moving :)

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