In today's digital world sitting for hours has become part of
our modern lifestyle. The problem is our bodies aren't designed to
sit for hours. Our bodies are built for standing. Sitting for long
periods has been shown to damage health, and is linked to a greater
risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
Last year a study of 2,000 people by the Medical College
of Wisconsin found that sitting for most of the day increases fatty
deposits in the arteries, regardless of how much exercise was
Standing for just 5-10% of your day can keep you
healthier, happier and more productive. But in today's modern
world, many of us are required to remain at a desk for long
hours. So if you need to move, why shouldn't
your desk move with you?
Adjustable height desks allow the user to select a working
position that is ideal for their body with the freedom to sit or
stand throughout the day. This allows management to easily adapt a
desk to a wide variety of people instead of trying to adapt a
diverse workforce to one or two fixed desk
Employees who alternate between a sitting and standing
positions will have more energy, experience reduced fatigue levels,
and reduce their risk of injury caused by working in one body
position too long.
Pictured here are Sara Montalvao, Active Team Supervisor &
Steven Hendrie, Duty Officer
Height adjustable desks benefit the customer too, creating
a less formal environment (ideal for health and fitness clubs),
helping to break down the barrier between customer and service
agent that a traditional desk creates.
Discover the benefits for yourself, visit the team in
the Active office at Fort Regent and see the benefits this type of
desk can bring.