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Standing desks are all the rage, at least that’s what my fellow-techie running group tells me:
Sitting is the new smoking.
Office work leads to an office bod.
Studies show that running an hour a day doesn’t counteract eight spent at a desk, plus a long sedentary commute.
Then my physical therapist started in:
Your back pain is probably exacerbated by your work environment.
Sitting for extended periods of time can aggravate old injuries, like yours.
We think your joint pain could be due to lifestyle extremes – running long distances followed by extended periods of office work.