SITTING ISN'T GOOD FOR YOU
Thanks to our increasingly computer-centered lives, Americans now spend more time sitting than sleeping each day. Researchers have found that sitting for long periods is correlated with higher rates of obesity and shorter life spans. The good news is that stand-up desks can help alleviate the long-term effects of a sedentary lifestyle; the bad news is they can be expensive. For example, GeekDesk sells motorized, adjustable desks for $900, and prices tend to rise from there. Cheapism.com rounded up some inexpensive products and DIY projects to get you out of your office chair.