Your Desk Job Makes You Fat, Sick and Dead [INFOGRAPHIC] The productivity of the average worker has skyrocketed thanks to technology, but it comes at the price of a sedentary lifestyle.
And mounting research suggests that sitting at your desk for eight hours a day can have a dramatic impact on your health. Don't get me wrong. I burn plenty of calories typing emails. And I make a point to always click and drag through long websites and documents — scroll wheels are for lazy people. Von B und C. Carl Kleiner. Visualizing.org.