June 2, 2016 william

Proof Positive: Stand Up Desks Are Terrific

The more stand up desks are being utilized, the better productivity people experience. But, can they do more than that for folks?

1.What Do Google And Facebook Have in Common?

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They offer standing desks to their employees. However, some businesses have fought this trend, citing their resistance to anything Silicon Valley related.

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2.Actually, The Concept Is Not New

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Winston Churchill had his own standing desk. But, only recently has long term sitting been documented. Potential health problems include increased risk of fatal heart attacks, back pain, obesity, diabetes and heart disease

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3.Standing Up To Health

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In studies, productivity was found to be increased by as much as 10%. Also, higher concentration and energy levels were experienced. People also reported less headaches.

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4.Kids Benefit Too

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Some schools are implementing both standing desks and balance boards. The boards are designed to make kids focus in order to balance. It can help the most the worst fidgeters as well.

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