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Expert's Choice: Top Standing-Desks for Beginner & Pro Video Editors

Standing Desks for Video Editors

As a video editor, you can spend up to 12 hours a day or more sitting at your desk.

It’s unnatural for your body to sit for so long. The result is that your body responds negatively.

Your metabolism slows down, and your mental and emotional wellbeing also take a dive. Your energy levels are often low, with a lingering feeling of lethargy.

Prolonged sitting increases the risks of chronic diseases, such as high blood and obesity. It also causes poor circulation. In sum,  it promotes an unhealthy lifestyle. 

To improve your health, and overall well being, what you need is the best standing desk for video editors.

Let’s have a look at why having an adjustable standing desk workstation is ideal, and which desk is best suited to you.

The Best Standing Desks for Video Editors

When looking for the ideal standing desk there are a few questions you should ask yourself before beginning your search:

  1.   Why should I use a standing desk?
  2.   How will a standing desk affect my productivity and overall well being?
  3.   What are the benefits of a standing desk?

Once you have an outline of what you’re looking for and why finding the best desk for you becomes a breeze. Below, we have two excellent adjustable desk choices.

UpDown Desk PRO Series Electric Corner Standing Desk (Best for Professionals)

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This standing office desk has everything you need as a video editor.

It has ample space for multiple screens, and it’s able to hold up to 20kg. It’s very sturdy. The steel frame is thick and comes with an anti-collision mechanism.

It consists of two separate pieces, connected by a right angle L shape. The frame can adjust from 90 to 180 degrees.

You’re able to sit or stand, depending on how you feel. It comes with a control panel that has a memory function. All you need to do is press a button and you can switch between different heights.

It has an impressive height range from 64cm to 129cm. This desk can also be used as an  adjustable writing desk or a  standing gaming desk. There are multiple uses.

If you have huge workloads and need a lot of space, this is your desk. It’s also great if you’re sharing a work desk. The desk is easily adjustable to height differences and standing or sitting preferences.

Why It’s Great

  • Solid and sturdy steel frame
  • Memory settings
  • Spacious desktop
  • Able to hold up to 20kg

Who It’s Right For

  • Professional video editors
  • Both tall and short desk users
  • Video editors in need of a large workspace

    UpDown Desk PRO Series Electric Standing Desk with Bamboo Desktop (Best for Beginners) 

    This ergonomic electric desk is the epitome of high quality and aesthetically alluring. Its design is minimalist and sleek. It has the added benefit of being 100% eco-friendly

    You have the option of sitting and standing, it’s all up to you. You are in charge of creating the perfect work experience for yourself.

    You’ll have enough space for a monitor, your laptop and keyboard, and other gadgets.

    The frame is solid and stable. The curves are smooth and rounded.

    The desktop has an eco-friendly solid Bamboo desktop. It has a clear hard-wearing finish for a crisp and smooth look. Bamboo has the added benefit of being incredibly durable and good-looking. It has a clean and fresh look.

    The transition between sitting and standing is flawless. If you’re an editor, a gamer or a book worm in need of a  standing reading desk, you won’t be disappointed.

    An added treat is the complimentary drawer and cable management system.

    Why It’s Great

    • Powerful dual-motor lifting mechanism, 150kg lifting capacity
    • Quick and easy to assemble
    • Dual purpose: sit or stand according to preference
    • Straight-forward setup

    Who It’s Right For

    • Beginner video editors
    • Those in need of a higher weight capacity

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      Standing Desks for Video Editors (FAQ)

      Do Employers Have to Provide Standing Desks?

      Knowing all the benefits of a standing desk, you might be wondering,  “Do employers have to provide standing desks?

      The answer is no, your employer is not obligated to unless you have a medical condition.

      If you don’t have any medical condition, your employer might provide standing desks if they recognize the correlation between  standing desks and productivity.

      If you work from home you don’t need anyone’s permission. If you’re struggling with the effects of prolonged sitting, don’t wait any longer, get yourself a standing work desk to improve your health and your efficiency. 

      How Do I Ask for a Standing Desk at Work?

      If you’re working from home and a significant percentage of the money you earn is from your home office, you can purchase your adjustable standing desk and it will be 100% tax-deductible. 

      If working from a workplace office, it’s important to be familiar with company policy regarding employee wellbeing and safety.

      When making the request, it is advised to do so in person. First, enquire with the Human Resources department. Once you have their council, you should proceed to the management.

      When asking for a standing desk, it is very important that you do some research to back up your request, as well as to defend yourself, should there be any objections. If you are able, get a medical note. Be prepared.

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