Our range of sit-stand desks and accessories to help you move more. Working in an office or at home can mean sitting for long periods of time in the day. Couple that a few hours of evening TV and it can add up to a almost 9 hours a day sitting. Our bodies aren’t designed to sit for this long, and sedentary living can have a host of health implications for the body and mind. Luckily our range of furniture for the workplace will help keep you as active as possible whilst working, increasing motivation and productivity.
Sit-stand desks give you the flexibility of movement while working, helping to improve your general health and wellbeing. To seamlessly move between sitting and standing, memory settings allow you to program your ideal heights and all desks come with a range of finish options to suit your workplace. All desks are energy efficient and easy to operate. In addition to desks, desk risers allow you the flexibility of standing at work without purchasing a whole new desk.
Our range of sit-stand accessories also promote active working. Sit-stand seating helps to activate your core and balance whilst sitting, promoting a healthy working posture and helping to avoid muscle and joint problems. Promoting muscle movement is essential and our range of alternative seating will promote active working. Why not add a mat to make standing more comfortable?
Switching to standing whilst working can mean a longer life. Sitting for long periods of time can cause serious health problems such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Reducing your sitting time to 3 hours per day can help increase life expectancy by up to two years.
Avoid Heart Problems
Inactive muscles do not burn fat causing extra strain on all your organs, the major one being your heart. Couple that with elevated cholesterol levels and higher blood pressure when sitting and this could be a major cause of heart disease.
Promote Good Posture
Staying in a seated position for long periods of time causes weight to be unevenly distributed over the spine, leading to lower back problems. Switching to standing helps redistribute the weight more evenly creating a better overall posture.
Improve Blood Circulation
Prolonged sitting may result in varicose veins and swollen ankles caused by a build-up of fluid.
Active working helps blood circulation throughout the body, helping to combat these issues and keeps you healthy.
Uplift your General Mood
In a 7 week study, participants of sit-stand technology reported a reduction in fatigue and stress. Their general mood and energy levels also increased.
Lower the Risk of Obesity
Prolonged sitting leaves your muscles inactive, leads to fat build up and reduces calorie burning. Active working increases your metabolism.
Improve Muscle Tone
Leg and gluteal muscles are inactive during sitting. Retaining good muscle tone by regularly alternating between sitting and standing throughout the day.
Increase Brain Activity
Prolonged sitting can have a detrimental effect on productivity. Inactivity negatively affects the blood supply around the body, causing brain function to slow.
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