What are the advantages of Sit Stand Desks?

Height adjustable desking is becoming more and more popular these days, however Planet have been supplying them for years.

There are many reasons to upgrade your desks to SitStand Desks, we’ve outlined a few below:

  • By standing at throughout the day you actively increases calorie expenditure.

  • Sitting for prolonged periods can slow brain activity due to lack of fresh blood and oxygen being pumped round your body, resulting in lack of brain and mood enhancing chemicals required to stay alert.

  • Sitting does not allow nutrients and fresh blood to enter the soft spongey disks between vertebrae, resulting in hard support tendons and ligaments. Weight is also unevenly distributed between vertebrae causing spine problems.

  • Sitting for long periods slows blood circulation. This caused fluid to pool in the legs. The problem can cause swollen ankles, varicose veins and dangerous blood clots known as Deep Vein Thrombosis.

  • One size does not fit all! We are all built differently. Easy electronic operation means that people can adjust to their own height and is particularly useful for wheelchair users.

  • Advantageous for groups who share the same workstation-i.e. Hotdesking or shift working environments. For desk workers of different height​


How do height adjuistable desks improve productivity?


According to a report by the BBC, Standing-desk workers 'less tired, more engaged' research suggests that standing desks, which allow employees to alter their position during the day, may boost performance at work.

Read the full article here


For more information or to arrange a trial sit stand desk call the team today on 01865 892323.