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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Chances are if you’re reading this now – you’re sitting. Both in the office and at home, the majority of people sit in front of their monitors or laptops. But have you ever wondered what all that sitting day after day does to you? 

Studies conducted by the Journal of Physical Activity and Health state that long periods of sitting (whether at home or in the office) have a positive correlation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and a shorter lifespan. Anecdotally, users of sit-stand desks have said the desks have helped with back and shoulder pain. 

The sit stand desks’ major feature is its flexibility. These desks allow for complete user customizability; whether it is moving to a standing position, or making more minor adjustments to the desk, such as changing the height to allow for more ergonomic positioning.

Sit stand desks are rising fast in popularity in the office; as well as in agile workspaces. Sit-stand desks allow for a more progressive, productive workspace; as well as assisting with worker well-being. With the desks’ many features and benefits,  sit-stand desks are becoming a staple of a modern office environment. 

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