Danger: Walking While Working.

Does a new desk really solve the problem of having no time to exercise?

David Johnson for TIME

I write this as I walk. No, I'm not one of those people who are on their BlackBerry when they should be looking where they're going. Or I might be, but not right now. I'm in a regular office at a regular computer, working on a story and walking. Much like many of my stories, I'm not actually going anywhere. I'm on a treadmill, which has been combined with a desk.

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