Getting off your bum at work and moving around can make an enormous difference to your health and wellbeing and can help burn an extra 700 calories a day – which over time can add up to several kilos lost. For those of us with busy desk-bound jobs though, getting up and away from those emails regularly can be tough. Norman meets Dr James Levine from the Mayo Clinic, who has introduced standing desks and walking meetings to over 55 US companies to great success.
Then, Casey Beros heads to Melbourne, where health promotion agency VicHealth has installed standing desks for their workers to see how it works in practice.