If you’ve just jumped on to the standing desk train, you’re soon to realize what many standing desk diehards have learned before you: standing desks are great, but only if you use them right, and if you have a little help in doing so. After all, while the benefits of standing rather than sitting are […]
Standing Desks to prevent sitting disease
As you probably know by now, sitting all day is bad for your health and can even lead to health conditions such as metabolic syndrome, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and more. That's where standing desks come in. By switching it up between sitting and standing throughout the day, a person reduces their risks for developing these health conditions. Make the change today and try a sit/stand desk!
If you haven’t been able to tell, we’re big fans of standing desks here at Goldtouch. After all, sitting all day is a surefire way to wreak havoc on employee bodies. Health risks including diabetes and heart disease. And that’s not even mentioning the stress sitting (and hunching) puts on the musculoskeletal system. Physical pain can […]
We’ve talked a lot here on the Goldtouch blog about the dangers of sitting all day. But if musculoskeletal problems and increased risk for developing diabetes, heart disease, obesity and perhaps even some types of cancers doesn’t get you up and out of your seat, here are a few more unexpected reasons why making the […]
With more and more evidence about the dangers of sitting all day piles up, it is clearer than ever that the traditional office desk and chair need a rethink. For those who are physically able, a standing desk is a great solution, as standing all day will force your muscles to constantly adjust in order […]
Take one look around the office, and you’re bound to see at least one of your colleagues standing up while working. Maybe they’re using an actual standing desk, or maybe they’ve just stacked their laptop on a pile of books. Whatever strategy they’ve taken, your standing colleagues are likely seeing a number of health benefits, […]