Sit-stand workstations that allow people to stand, and sit, while working on a computer reduce daily sitting time and appear to have a positive impact on work efficiency and psychological health of the person using a sit stand workstation. Medical Specialists now say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day — and work your way towards four but not for longer hours.

Some of the visible benefits are as follows:

  • Standing vs sitting reduces the risk of weight gain and obesity.
  • Standing vs sitting lowers the risk of heart or heart related ailments.
  • Standing vs sitting helps lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
  • Standing vs sitting also helps improve good posture thus reducing neck, head, shoulder & spinal strain
  • Standing vs sitting may lower long-term mortality risk.
  • Standing vs sitting can help ease or reduce chronic back pain.
  • Standing vs sitting helps increase energy levels and improve mood.
  • Standing vs sitting while working boosts productivity.
  • Standing vs sitting while working helps tone muscles.