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Are You Sitting Down for This?

Apr 26, 2012, 3:45 PM, Posted by NewPublicHealth

Standing while working has become a way-of-work for some of the NewPublicHealth staff, and most report that after a brief breaking in-period the foot aches give way to a more alert, healthier-feeling workday. So we were amused, and delighted, to see this recent essay on the merits and drawbacks of standing versus sitting all day in PARADE magazine by author A.J. Jacobs. The excerpt is from Jacobs’ new book, Drop Dead Healthy.

Read the excerpt.

>>Weigh in: Were you standing or sitting while you read this post? Which would you rather be doing?

This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF New Public Health blog.