Are sit/stand desks better for you? More calories burned: One study showed that standing sheds 88 calories an hour, compared to 80 calories for sitting. Walking burns a lot more — 210 calories an hour. Less back pain: Sitting for long periods of time tightens your muscles and can hurt your lower back, especially if you have bad posture.
Are sit to stand desks worth it? While the science is still catching up, the existing research strongly points in the direction that standing desks simply aren’t worth the investment. Sit-stand desks, however, do show some promise, which ultimately belies the underlying point: the real issue is structural, and not related to your desk.
Can you lose weight with a standing desk? Reasons to stand by your standing desk
While the new study suggests that a standing desk is unlikely to help with weight loss or avoiding weight gain, there may be other reasons to stand while you work.
What is a stand sit desk? Sit-stand platforms are designed to be placed on top of existing worktops to provide an adjustable surface that can be used in both sitting and standing positions. This is a practical, lower-cost solution that means you don’t need to get rid of your existing desk or spend a lot of money on a full-sized sit-stand desk.