What's great about standing desks is that they allow you to reap benefits without even thinking about it. Simply replace your old desk with a new standing desk, stand a bit more throughout the day, and let the benefits come.
Here are just a few of the benefits that height adjustable desks can add to your life:
Standing for 3 hours per day, for 5 days a week, burns around 4kg of useless fat over the year.
- BBC & University of Chester
Compared with sitting, standing results in 10% increased productivity.
- Business Insider
Standing fights off diabetes. Alternating between sitting and standing throughout the day can reduce overall blood sugar spikes by 11%, whilst standing after lunch can reduce blood sugar spikes by a whopping 43%.
- Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Standing desks have been clinically proven to reduce back and neck pain by up to 54% after only four weeks.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Switching between sitting and standing regularly, significantly reduces fatigue levels, by at least 15% and up to 33%.
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine