benefits of a sit stand desk

Benefits of a Standing Desk

January 20, 2016

There are a number of health benefits to having a sit stand desk. To understand how much a sit stand desk is a necessity and an investment in your health, check out this  video all about the benefits of a standing desk.

Video: Standing Desk Benefits

First of all, the video showcases just how much people are in need of a standing desk solution.

The Dangers of Sitting

The stats regarding what happens when you sit are staggering:

  • Your legs’ electrical activity shuts off
  • Lipase (which helps break down fat) drops by 90%
  • You only burn 1 calorie per minute

When you sit for most of their day (or 6 or more hours a day) are:

  • 54% more likely to die from a heart attack
  • 2 to 3 times higher rate of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity
  • 40% likelier to die within fifteen years compared to someone who sits for less than 3 hours

The Benefits of a Sit Stand Desk

By standing at a sit stand desk for 15 minutes each hour, you can:

  • Increase your energy
  • Boost your metabolism
  • Burn more calories

Studies are still coming out showing just how many benefits come from a standing desk. The beauty of a Xdesk standing desk (besides the beauty) is that it is power height adjustable. Designed for you to easily find your

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