Sit stand desks - we’re thinking about your comfort and your health
The new and trending height adjustable desks are known for standing while working. They have reshaped the way we view optimum, healthy work efficiency; Soon, sit stand desks will transform offices across the country.
Some health benefits
- Less obesity risk
- Better posture
- Live longer
Standing burns 50 more calories per hour than sitting
Back pain is one of the most common complaints of office workers who sit all day
Some studies have shown that many people will spend up to 19 hours a day (including an average of 7 hours sleep per night) being sedentary.
Sitting all day puts you at the risk of being 54% more likely to suffer a heart attack.
Life expectancy can increase by two years if we simply reduce sitting time by half!
Denmark have already taken the leap of faith; over 90% of office workers in Denmark have a sit stand desk. If a job requires sitting at a desk for 2 or more hours per day it must be a sit stand desk. Awareness about the danger of sedentary work must be spread.
The Get Britain Standing organization was established to educate people of the dangers and promote the sit stand desk as an alternate option for working desks. There is hope that the product will revolutionize Great Britain the same way it redesigned work life in Denmark.