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Great to hear you are transitioning to a standing desk.
Episode 274: The Standing Athlete
Torque and Trunk Stability Part 1: How to Stand
You can have weight on both legs. Have a slight bend in your back knee. This relieves some pressure from the low back.
It takes time to get use to a new position and you are using muscles more which are not used when sitting. You will build up a tolerance to the new positioning. Using the foot rest makes it easier to stand comfortably for a longer period of time. ‘Take short break through out the day. Gives you a short break and reset your position.
Excellent to hear you are experiencing less pain in your neck and back.
As you spend more time standing it will become your default positioning.
Check out the episodes on the feet and back.
Take 10 minutes a day to undo what is wound up from the day.