4 Ways Your Standing Desk Is Doing More Harm Than Good

February 17, 2015 3:04 PM

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4 Ways Your Standing Desk Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Mikael Cho​, 28, had heard the rumblings. “Sitting is the new smoking,” experts declared, referring to robust research finding that sitting too much ups your risk of death, even if you exercise regularly.

Cho didn’t want to be a sitter. So the 28-year-old founder of Crew, a startup that pairs clients with Web designers, built his own standing desk from Ikea, laid a yoga mat on the floor – and stood.

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