Health benefits of a standing desk

4 Ways You Didn’t Know A Standing Desk Could Benefit Your Health

Stand-up desks have been all the rage for what feels like an age. And for good reason! As it turns out, they’re more than just a fad or an internet-fueled craze that’ll inevitably come to an end. Combine a standing desk with the right chair, and you’ll reap the many benefits that a standing desk can provide. Many of which relate to your health!

Curios? Here’s four ways you probably didn’t know a sit / stand desk can improve your health.

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sitting at a desk back pain

Standing Desks? Here’s Why They’re Good For You & Your Health

If standing is the answer, what was the question?

A revolutionary – some say evolutionary – change is taking place throughout New Zealand workplaces. People are getting out of their chairs and standing up for their health, and enjoying some other unexpected benefits along the way.

But how did the change to standing at work come about, and does it really make any difference to peoples’ health and well-being? We look at some early research into the benefits of standing and the dangers of excessive sitting.

The move away from sitting all day at work is the most fundamental change to how people interact in New Zealand offices since the introduction of desktop computers.

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