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Sitting Vs. Standing – Which One Helps You Get More Done? #VIDEO

Okay, by now we all know that sitting all day every day can be bad for your health. But why? And what can you do about it?

It’s true that correlation doesn’t equal causation, but there is a link between people who sit too much and shorter life span.

I also think there might be a link between sitting and slouching at your desk and lower productivity levels… Therefore, there might be a link between standing and higher productivity levels. And I think there is.

I made my own awesome standing desk a few months ago. It was super easy and simple to make. I get so much more done when standing at my standing desk, rather than sitting, so I made quick a video about it. Check it out:

Watch this video (at 0:15) to see my homemade standing desk that only cost me $3.10 to make :)

If you’d prefer to listen to this as a podcast, you can click play below:

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Click here to download the podcast mp3.

I got my supplies at home depot: a 2’x2′ (~$2) piece of already cut particle board, and one 8′ 2″ by 2″ (~$1), plus a few screws which I already had.

Standing helps lower the risk of heart disease!

Standing increases blood flow, energy and productivity!

Standing increases leg strength and endurance!

Want to create your own standing desk? You can either buy something, or just stack up some boxes (like game board boxes) to the right height on your kitchen counter.

Thanks for listening. I always love to hear what you have to say! Here’s my thought question for you today:

Have you ever used, or do you have a standing desk? How is it for you?

Are you going to make your very own standing desk now? Or do you think it’s silly? Leave a comment below with your thoughts on standing vs. sitting.

Your comments don’t fall on blind eyes. I read every single one!

Also, let me know if you have any questions on how to make a quick standing desk for yourself.

Thanks a bunch for reading, watching,and listening. I’ll see you next time!