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Good Office Posture Made Easy (VIDEO)

08/20/2013 02:58 pm ET

Important news usually calls for sitting down, but in this case, we'd like you to stand up.

That's because, as you may have heard, the sitting posture that's favored in most office environments can have a major impact on your health.

Aside from stiff necks and carpal tunnel (that dreaded track pad!), sitting has been associated with everything from shortened lifespan to a greater risk of kidney disease.

But just because you've got a desk, doesn't mean your job has to harm you. As this instructional video from Flikli attests, there are ways to prevent common injuries and offset the damage of a sedentary day. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.

Tell us in the comments -- how do you avoid the dreaded desk slump at work?

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