I have a dual computer setup. I do the majority of my work on a mac and
that's my sitting computer. I do the majority of email, scheduling, IE
testing on a PC and that's my stand up station. On the mac I use an app
called BreakTime set at 20 minute intervals to remind me to get up off my
butt. I made my own stand-up station based off this article:
BreakTime cost $3.
There is also this study from Cornell about how standing doesn't cure all
*The bottom line:
> *Sit to do computer work. Sit using a height-adjustable, downward titling
> keyboard tray for the best work posture, then every 20 minutes stand for 2
> minutes* AND MOVE*. The absolute time isnít critical but about every
> 20-30 minutes take a posture break and move for a couple of minutes.
> Simply standing is insufficient. Movement is important to get blood
> circulation through the muscles. And movement is *FREE*! Research shows
> that you donít need to do vigorous exercise (e.g. jumping jacks) to get the
> benefits, just walking around is sufficient. So build in a pattern of
> creating greater movement variety in the workplace (e.g. walk to a printer,
> water fountain, stand for a meeting, take the stairs, walk around the
> floor, park a bit further away from the building each day).
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Will Clarke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I got my anti-fatigue mat for $56 - http://amzn.to/14VqrJu
> For a mere $4749.99 you can get an elliptical desk :)