Is Your Job Increasing Your Risk of Heart Failure?

September 22, 2014

Study shows sitting 5 or more hours is extremely dangerous to your health

Researchers conducted a study to see if there is a link between working in a traditional office environment and an increased risk of heart failure. Following 82,000 men, ages 45 to 69, over 10 years led to the conclusion that men who don’t exercise regularly and whose jobs require them to sit for five or more hours per day are twice as likely to develop heart failure than their more active counterparts. …Read More

Top 10 Sitting and Standing Facts

February 21, 2014

You’ve followed the Xdesk blog and owned an adjustable height desk for a while now. When it first arrived, you were so excited to start standing up for better health. But after a few months, you slowly began to see your desk lower …Read More

University of Chester Study: Standing Burns Serious Calories

October 23, 2013

If you follow the Xdesk blog, we frequently mention the harmful health effects of sitting, and the numerous benefits of standing while using an adjustable height desk, but a recent study proves this fact even more. …Read More

Why Sitting is Killing You

November 5, 2012

Sitting for long periods of time increases your risk of disease, obesity and can even shorten your lifespan

Okay, I hate to sound dramatic, but unfortunately, I’m not exaggerating. Study after study in recent years has shown us what health horrors sitting for long periods of time can do to our bodies. It can cause weight gain, varicose veins, fatigue, disease, and yes, even an earlier death. Of course using an adjustable height desk or standing desk is just one way to combat these problems; but we’ll get back to that in a moment. For now…

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