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I have read that workers sit on average for six hours per day. Wow! Many are encouraged to take walks and frequent breaks to combat the prolonged sitting. This is great and effective in theory but in reality, breaks and walks are not always the priority when workloads begin to grow.
Times are a changin’! Standing desks are becoming more used and of interest. What is a standing desk? It’s a desk that allows for more movement to stand. There are many benefits of using a standing desk as an alternative to a regular desk such as more flexible movement, more activity, more calories burned, etc.
A few customers that I have spoken to report reduced back pain, better energy levels, more flexibility, and in more control of their office environment.
There are some considerations for the stand up desk:
Another welcomed change would be to offer an on-site chair massage therapist at your place of work! Although it does involve sitting for a chair massage, the benefits are great and match those listed with increased productivity, decrease in stress, etc.