17 standing desks that will help you live longer

Sitting at a desk all day staring at computer or shuffling papers might sound like a familiar routine for many (including us bloggers), but did you know it could increase your chance of dying early by 20 percent (if you're a male) and up to 40 percent (if you're a female)? Yep, sitting is actually bad for your health, even if parking your behind in $8,000 god-chair feels really good.

We've got 17 stand-up desks and workstations that'll keep your posture straight and possibly keep you alive longer, ranging from the professionally made, weekend DIY projects and even, erm, "homemade" solutions. Click into the gallery below to get started.

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Want to know more about any of the desks? Just click on their names in the gallery.