Can't Get a Standing Desk? These Are Almost As Good

February 10, 2015 1:30 PM

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We don't need any more studies telling us that sitting is killing us. Yet despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.

This free, streamlined break timer works perfectly in its simplicity. You pre-set the days and times you need a kick in the pants as well as the intervals. When it's time to stand, a pleasant-sounding bell dings and you either confirm that you're up, tap the equivalent of a snooze alarm or dismiss t...

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