It's difficult to stay healthy when we're at work for the majority of our day, but there are small changes you can make that could add up to a huge difference in your health.
You've done the research and heard the testimonials and have decided that GeekDesk® is the best adjustable height desk for you. The next step? Finding the right GeekDesk® model for you.
When working from home it can be more difficult to stay focused than in a traditional office setting, but you can use the added freedom to your advantage in order to work more efficiently and get more done.
If you spend the majority of your day sitting, whether it is at your desk, in your car, or on the couch, you should reconsider your lifestyle because the effects are detrimental to your health. We don't create standing desks just to make your office look cool, we do it to improve your health and improve your productivity. Here is why...
There's a reason you feel sluggish and awful after you've been sedentary at work all day: your body is designed to be moving throughout the day, primarily staying active. In fact, it's not just that inactivity makes you feel sluggish and awful; according to the World Health Organization, inactivity is the fourth largest killer of adults and is responsible for 9% of premature deaths.
About 65 million Americans suffer from back pain each year according to Dr. Michael Roizen, Chairman of the Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. With so many people experiencing this major affliction it's surprising more hasn't been done to try to mitigate its effects on everyday life.
The human body isn't meant to sit all day long. We're meant to be active, but how are we supposed to accomplish that when we have desk-based information work to get done? By investing in a desk that allows you to both sit and stand.