pprk. Desks. October 30th , 2017.
One option to curtail this sitting problem is the standing desk. A standing desk allows you to stand at your desk, with your computer and keyboard raised up to the standing position. Using a standing desk is far healthier than sitting, and will also burn up to three times as many calories.
Back pain commonly occurs while sitting due to the strain poor posture places on the lower back. Even for people with a developed core muscle group, the abdominal muscles eventually give out during an 8-hour day of sitting, leaving the lower back muscles with the brunt of the work. When standing, your lower back muscles are assisted not only by stomach muscles, but by muscles of the pelvis, buttocks and legs to support the upper body`s weight.
Find The Perfect Chair For Your Standing Desk.Many employees find that working at a standing desk can be very exhausting after a hard day of work. While it is true that a standing desk will provide an influx in activity level as well as more creativity, a standing desk will also provide tired muscles of the body and a feeling of uncomfortableness. There are mats that were created to help decrease the negative side effects of a standing desk. Even though these mats are proven to help with the discomfort of a standing desk, a chair designed especially for standing desks should also be used for the most positive effects.
What the Standing Desk Can Do for Your Health. Sedentary lifestyles that involve prolonged periods of sitting have been linked to a variety of health problems, including obesity, heart disease and chronic back pain. Our bodies were not designed to be inactive for hours on end. Our biological processes, from metabolism to joint lubrication, rely on movement.
In addition to more movement and better circulation standing also burns more calories than sitting (about 300 more during the average eight-hour workday). One of the biggest chunks of time spent sitting is during the typical eight-hour work day. Incorporating more movement throughout the office employee`s workday can improve their overall health and happiness.
Any content, trademark/s, or other material that might be found on this site that is not this site property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Metadish claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.