May 21, 2014
Sit-Stand desks offer many benefits for your health, so it’s time to break free from the chains of sitting at a desk all day and stand up for yourself. The most major benefit of using a Sit-Stand desk is that you’re avoiding all the negative problems that make sitting down at a desk bad for you.
Just to give you an example, if you sit at a desk all day every day, one of these risks may affect you sometime later on in life:
• Risk of diabetes • Heart Disease • And even Death
Studies have shown that those who sit are 54% more likely to have a heart attack. Men who sit more than 6 hours a day have a 20% higher mortality rate, where as a woman has 40% mortality rate. If you sit more than 23 hours a week you are 64% more likely to die from heart disease.
All of that can change when you use a Sit-Stand desk as you see improvements in a lot of other areas. Using a Sit-Stand desk improves your health dramatically. Standing allows your body to adjust and move easily, flexing your muscles continuously. It also keeps your blood circulating well, by having a Sit-Stand desk everything changes and not to mention it lets you live longer.
The advantages of using Sit-Stand desk consist of, improvement to your ergonomics, your health, your focus and mood as well as your productivity.
Another benefit of Sit-Stand desk is that you burn more calories throughout the day; this can help with weight loss or maintain a healthy weight, standing while working will burn a third more calories than sitting down.
Not only using a Sit-Stand desk loses calories for you, it also increases alertness and activity level. These all support each other, when standing it is easier to release restless energy. Combine that with good circulation and an active metabolism and it is easier to focus on the task at hand and if you really wanted to push yourself even further why not purchase a Sit-Stand desk with a treadmill!
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