Do standing desks actually do anything? Standing desks seem to help ease back pain, but doctors don’t know how much time you need to stand to get this benefit. More productive: In a study of call center employees, those with standing desks were 45% more productive on a daily basis than employees who sat during their shift.
Why you shouldn’t buy a standing desk? Standing desks can affect cognition and brain performance because of poor systemic circulation of the blood. The fatigue that occurs distracts people and ruins their attention. Regardless, people who use standing desks may find that their reaction speed is lower.
Which stand up desk are the best?
- Uplift V2. Best overall standing desk.
- Vari Electric Standing Desk. An electric standing desk you can set up in minutes.
- Flexispot E7. A robust standing desk that offers great value for money.
- ApexDesk Elite.
- Branch Standing Desk.
- Fully Jarvis Bamboo.
- Flomotion Standing Desk.
- Ergotron WorkFit-D.
How many hours a day should you stand at a standing desk? Many ergonomic experts recommend standing about 5-15 minutes out of every hour when using a standing desk, although research is ongoing. One study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine recommends that it’s ideal to move, stand, and take breaks from sitting for a total of at least 2 hours in an 8 hour work day.