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Burn calories sitting at your desk with HOVR | 6sqftOur bodies are designed to move, yet most of us spend our days sitting at a desk, staring at a screen. But here's a new device that claims to help counter that inertia by producing unconscious movements that can help keep you fit while answering emails.
Can an Under-Desk Swing for Your Feet Make Fidgeting Acceptable at the Office?Does sitting at a desk all day make your back ache? Be glad you don't live in the 1850s. "In the Victorian era, upright posture on a rigid, unsupportive seat provided an opportunity to demonstrate refinement and willpower and thereby morality," my former colleague Heather Murphy wrote in her fascinating history of the office chair in Slate in 2012.