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.
Are stand up desks really better? 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.
Is a sit/stand desk 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.