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What if I work outside in a mining pit for 12 hours a day 14 days straight, then have 14 days of a few hours at my PC?

So many studies like this don't include me..
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 I've stand up for sometime when I knew myself I sat too long, I will feel uncomfortable and I tend to want to walk around as well.


Edited by djriful - 8/14/12 at 3:30pm
     
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post

The problem arises when you're stood stationary for too long, which unfortunately you would need to be stationary whilst stood at a desk. If you're moving about all day doing a manual labour job, you wouldn't even notice it.

I dunno. When I first started my job, after about three hours my feet would kill me. 3 years later, every other weekend I work open to close (14 hours x2) and usually don't take a break since eating makes me sleepy (plus my bosses love me for it biggrin.gif) and I feel like I can run a marathon afterward.

Standing in one spot really doesn't bother me (cash register), nor does unloading a truck on delivery days. I just think you have to get used to being on your feet all day period without being in pain.
 
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I wish automobile manufacturers would adopt this idea. Probably improves concentration a little.

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I don't think I could stand a standing desk. Standing stationary for hours at a time for thesis research would be more brutal then the heaviest metal album.
It would also make my Wrangler seem as aerodynamic as a Prius in comparison. It would also probably make my Wrangler seem as gas efficient as a Prius as well.

just just no. cars shouldn't be made more "polar bear friendly" or "drivable while standing up" just kills driving imo. look at bmw, they are downgrading from a V10 to a V8 for emissions (even though it apparently feels like an upgrade) and driving while standing up would suck big time, just imagine kobe's car biggrin.gif
     
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I dunno. When I first started my job, after about three hours my feet would kill me. 3 years later, every other weekend I work open to close (14 hours x2) and usually don't take a break since eating makes me sleepy (plus my bosses love me for it biggrin.gif) and I feel like I can run a marathon afterward.
Standing in one spot really doesn't bother me (cash register), nor does unloading a truck on delivery days. I just think you have to get used to being on your feet all day period without being in pain.

I think that also depends largely on genetics, standing for more than an hour has always killed my back. But I can go play football all day and be just fine.
Edited by OwnedINC - 8/16/12 at 9:40am
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OMG Im going to Die!!!

I Sit 8 Hours a day thatim paid for

I sit at home on my uncomfortable couch and or the computer as well...

Im GOING to DIE?!

I miss the days at Retail

Used to walk miles a day just by pacing the same areas all day long. I can easily tell im out of shape compared to just 5 years ago since Ive been doing these desk jobs.

Stupid real world of business lol

I prefer to move aroudn while on th ephone, and I am on the phone alot.

But I can tell, My Back is always killing me now =(
Edited by StormX2 - 8/16/12 at 9:39am
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