-- This is a guest post by Liz Stark --
Are you sitting down right now? You might want to stand up for this – or hopefully want to stand up by the end of this article. Do you dread working, attending meetings, or even checking emails, knowing that you will be confined to a desk (or desk-like setting) for hours on end? Do you feel more tired after sitting for a long time, antsy, and even a little achy?
After years of back pain, feeling antsy, and simply uncomfortable at my desk, I became intrigued with the idea of having a standing desk. This is not to be confused with a treadmill desk (which, in my opinion, looks like a deadly accident waiting to happen); and I already knew a few people who owned standing desks and highly recommended them. However, I put off the idea, thinking I would just suffer and sit through any discomfort at my “regular” desk.
In November 2013, I received a big wakeup call that I needed to get a standing desk – and fast. After a fluke...