Effects of Pro-Longed Sitting

The average worker spends 87% of his/her day sitting! 

  • Electrical activity in leg muscles shut off when sitting
  • Fat eating enzymes drop by 90%
  • Burn less than 1 calorie per minute
  • Oxygen intake to lungs decreases 
  • Blood flow to the heart decreases
  • Prolonged sitting correlated to cardiovascular disease 
  • Compression of spinal disks

Benefits of Standing 

  • Boosts workplace wellness
  • Remain engaged throughout the work day
  • Dramatically reduces back and neck pack
  • Lowers risk of obesity and diabetes
  • Impoves mood and energy
  • Increases longevity  

Companies Using Standing Desks

  • Facebook
  • DropBox
  • Google
  • The White House
  • Etsy