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Realtors- is most of your work done sitting down or standing up?

Sitting down versus standing up

There are a variety of different brokerage models and there is a rise in the number of agents glued to their computer screens which means more sitting than driving or standing.

A lot of health disadvantages have been outlined recently and the infographic below goes into detail as to why you should probably take that smartphone and do some of your work while walking or standing.

After taking a look, tell us in comments what you were most shocked by and if there is anything you plan on doing to change your behavior!

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19 Comments

19 Comments

  1. Joe Loomer

    May 11, 2011 at 5:48 am

    Awesome post! Going to share far and wide!

    Navy Chief, Navy Pride

  2. Julia

    May 11, 2011 at 7:21 am

    Interesting but, wow, they didn't stop with scary facts and went full on panic mongering with the graphics, didn't they?

  3. Eric Hempler

    May 11, 2011 at 7:40 am

    I have thought about getting a raised table from time to time so I can stand while at the computer. Mostly because I have a habit of pacing a little when I'm thinking something through.

  4. stephanie crawford

    May 14, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    I once saw a desk that was mounted above a treadmill.

  5. Paula Henry

    May 16, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Wow – I'm just shocked. period. Time to put that computer at the breakfast bar and stand for awhile.

  6. Andrew Mooers

    May 27, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Doing the hokey pokey and throwing your whole self in and out may be in order to shake it up if you are parked in a chair. Thanks for the study results.

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