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Your desk job is killing you. Start fidgeting now!

Your desk job is killing you. Start fidgeting now!
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If you sit next to a toe tapper at work, give the guy a break. You know what we're talking about. At the office, there's always one guy who just can't sit still.

He's either shaking his knees up or down, or tapping his toes. Or worse, he might be that guy who's always tapping a pencil on his desk. It's maddening. But it could also be adding a few years to his life. In fact, you might want to start fidgeting, too.

It turns out that fidgeting can be good for your health. That is especially true if you're sitting at a desk all day, whether it's you at the office, or your children at school.

You've heard over the years that it's not good for your health, really your blood circulation, to be sitting still all day. That's why doctors recommend you stand up if you're on a plane for hours, or stop and take a walk if you're on a long road trip.

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