5 Hidden Health Benefits of A Standing Desk
1. Reduced risk of obesity
2. Longer life
With reduced risk of obesity and even some types of cancer (the rate of breast and colon cancers is closely linked to a sedentary lifestyle), it is safe to assume that one of the notable benefits of standing desk is the improved longevity.
A 2011 study has suggested that reducing the sitting time from six hours to three hours could add up to 2 years to your life expectancy.
3. Reduced body pain and discomfort
Reduced body pain has also been linked to improved posture and a stronger core when using a standing desk.
Lower stress level
In other words, a lower level of stress is just a side-effect of the countless health benefits standing desks have to offer.
He said that by standing, he had more chances to talk with his colleagues as they passed by since they were at the same eye level.