At Clever Office we are delighted to be able to offer a world class selection of sit-stand desks because they are fast becoming extremely popular with recommendations from a wide variety of experts as to the benefits they bring to a workspace.
Our research tells us that the use of sit-stand desks has been scientifically proven to enhance concentration and increase creativity. It also improves the way we feel and improves the way we work. It has also been found that height adjustable desks have the ability to increase productivity from up to 10-20%.
As well as becoming more productive, height adjustable desks lead to much greater health than those where people sit for an extensive period of time. It has been discovered that office workers spend 65% to 75% of working hours sitting down. The majority of this takes place in prolonged periods of sustained sittings.
Some Key Health Benefits
A Dr Dunstan of IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute in the UK said that standing uses around 13% more energy over the course of an eight hour day. Standing requires the use of more muscles, so it’s no surprise that more calories are burnt whilst using a sit-stand desk due to the increase in blood flow. The calculation is that four hours of standing equates to a 45 minute walk.
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Our team of experts can advise you on the most appropriate stand desk for your business. We have only seen enthusiastic responses when these desks are introduced into the workplace. We would be delighted to show you how they work and how your office design can incorporate these exceptionally ergonomic desks, complete with all of the benefits, into your modern day working environment.
What is a sit stand desk?
Sit stand desks are height adjustable desks that allow the users to alternate between standing and sitting. There are many benefits to sit stand desks, which we’ll cover in the next few points.
Are standing desks good for you?
Standing desks over several health benefits. One of the main benefit is that standing requires more effort than sitting, therefore it burns more calories. Sitting for long periods of time also leads to your back muscles tightening which can lead to lower back pain. Breaking up long periods of sitting with standing up solves this problem by stretching those muscles.
Can standing desks help you lose weight?
As mentioned in the previous point, standing burns more calories than sitting as it requires more effort. Therefore a standing desk might help you on your weight loss journey.
How much do sit stand desks cost?
Sit stand desks vary in costs, and there are a few main factors that heavily influence the price: height and depth, manual or eletronic and brand. Our sit stand desks start from €450 and go the whole way up to €1500.
What should I look for in a sit stand desk?
There are a few things to consider when buying a sit-stand desk. Firstly, you need to decide whether or not you want an electronic sit stand desk or a manual sit stand desk. The height of an electronic standing desk will adjust at the push of a button, whereas manual desks have a hand crank which is used to adjust the height. Like with any desk, you should consider the height range and depth.