I frequently get asked for advice about chairs and in more recent years about desks—and in particular about the more recently popular standing desks.
For most of us we spend a lot of time using these two pieces of furniture and they can certainly exert a profound influence on our posture over time, if we are not paying attention.
Sitting disease is a term that has been coined in recent years to refer to the fact that our overly sedentary lifestyle may be linked to a myriad of our health issues—from back pain and heart disease, to type 2 diabetes and even certain types of cancer.
So, if sitting is the new smoking than by all means we must stand at work!
Well, maybe. Continue reading “To Stand or Not to Stand?”