Studies show that our constant habit of sitting during long hours at works aren’t the way our bodies are made to function. Our ancient ancestors were always on the move! There are apps available to remind constant sitters to take a five minute walking break, but there is a blossoming trend which is a fantastic alternative to prolonged sitting – standing desks.
Standing desks aren’t new, many notable minds have used standing desks for centuries – including Leonardo Da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, and Ernst Hemingway.
Standing desks are correlated with raised productivity, weight loss, the ease of In fact, standing does reduce the risk of developing diseases, like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Some studies show that working at a standing desk can reduce upper back and neck pain by 54%. That’s pretty significant!
Working at a standing desk for 3-4 hours a day means your heart is beating about 10 more times per minute. That adds up to about 50 calories a week or the equivalent of running about 10 marathons a year.
With an increased heart rate comes a boost in energy and alertness. Say goodbye to fatigue brought on by a lack of activity. Plus, standing helps you concentrate on the tasks at hand making you more productive by up to 10%. Hooray for getting things done! Not to mention that you will experience less back pain and increased energy. Though standing desks can be more costly than a standard desk, buying one for an office space or home can be a great investment in your health.
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