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Comment author: b4yes 13 July 2017 07:56:18AM 0 points [-]

I find walking much more natural/enjoyable than standing, though it did take a few days to get used to it. I can now do all but the most cognitively challenging tasks (proving tricky math theorems, doing software architecture) while walking on treadmill desk. Especially for regular coding, walking is much better than sitting.

Standing desks get uncomfortable quickly (under 30 mins), but walking desks are fine for hours. After a while, sitting can become more distracting than walking, because one feels less "free" and grows tired, while walking is a natural stimulant (pretty comparable to coffee in my case).

This might just be me, but as long as you are able to watch something, you are not doing real cardio. :)

Comment author: vackosar 13 July 2017 09:11:49PM 0 points [-]

Reasonable. I will try out the theadmill as well.

Note that one advantage of eliptical trainer is lower impact on joints.

Comment author: vackosar 12 July 2017 03:48:33PM 1 point [-]

Can I ask also your group's average IQ?

Comment author: Lumifer 11 July 2017 02:50:29PM 4 points [-]

For the last few millenia what you are describing has been called "a group of friends".

adding some fiber to your diet ... can increase your quality of life a lot

<snort>

So, what would you say is your biggest accomplishment as a group?

Comment author: vackosar 12 July 2017 03:31:24PM 0 points [-]

Isn't necessary condition for group of friends that they like each other a lot? Maybe they have more formal relationship focused on productivity and not just to hang out.

Comment author: b4yes 12 July 2017 06:45:23AM *  1 point [-]

I meant majority ethnicity at the (unspecified) place we live.

The treadmill is used for walking, while using a computer, not running. One of us uses a rowing machine for cardio.

Comment author: vackosar 12 July 2017 03:25:33PM 0 points [-]

In your opinion is walking on threadmill as distracting as standup desk alone or even more?

Even during standing I just don't focus as well as when sitting. And preferred having ability to do real cardio while still being able to watch something.

Comment author: vackosar 11 July 2017 07:45:52PM 1 point [-]

Sounds good. I think you should attempt this on small scale and with less rules and report back collectively. Personally I would be open to try out some vanilla variation on this.

The name sound little bit childish. I would rather choose something more serious and mature. Like name of some mineral, chemical, geographical point or similar.

Comment author: vackosar 11 July 2017 07:21:45PM 2 points [-]

I am new joiner. This is the best post I have seen here so far. Its up there with Moloch post at Slate Star. What is "majority ethnicity" - majority ethnicity of LW? BTW, anybody uses eliptical trainer instead of threadmill?

Comment author: vackosar 22 May 2017 06:54:07PM 0 points [-]

Would it be possible to also have some non-facebook reposting?