What do John Henry Cardinal Newman, Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Winston Churchill all have in common?
They used standing desks.
I chose a sit-stand desk to raise my energy level, increase my life expectancy, and improve my quality of life. When you sit down at your computer, fat-reducing enzymes drop by 90%, calorie burning slows to 1 calorie per minute, and you double your risk for cardiovascular disease.
Here’s a little demonstration video I created today:
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