COMMUNITY

WHAT DO STANDING DESK USERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT STANDING DESKS?

Many standing desk users left comments to give accounts of their experiences with standing desks

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COMMUNITY

ARE STANDING DESKS REALLY OVERRATED? A RESPONSE TO THE NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE ON SIT STAND DESKS

At first it was a light ache – you know, the harmless kind that went away when you got up in the morning

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LIFESTYLE

HOW COLOR AFFECTS YOUR MOOD

We have a repository of information about a color in our minds

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LIFESTYLE

PROLONGED SITTING AFFECTS YOUR MOOD

Researchers analysed the habits of nearly 9000 women over several years’ time.   They found that women who sat for more than seven hours a day had a 47% higher risk of depression than women who at for four hours or less per day. Excessive sitting resulted in an increase in depression symptoms among middle-aged women

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WELLNESS

STUDIES SHOW THAT PROLONGED SITTING IS BAD FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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WELLNESS

STAND TO INCREASE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

This is due to more frequent standing movement, which reduces muscular tension and improves circulation. Roelofs and Straker found in a 2002 study that alternating between sitting and standing reduces discomfort and is the preferred posture reported by 70% of the subjects. Another study by Dainoff in 2002 found that office workers who alternate between sitting and standing showed better productivity

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