There are a number of reasons why standing desks can be considered healthy. One is that sitting for long periods of time has been linked to a number of health issues, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Additionally, standing can help to improve circulation and reduce the risk of blood clots.

Standing also burns more calories than sitting, which can help with weight management. It also can improve posture and core strength by engaging the muscles in the back, legs, and core, which can help to reduce back pain.

Standing desks can also be beneficial for people who suffer from back pain or other issues with their posture. By allowing the user to stand and move around, rather than remaining seated in the same position for long periods of time, it can help to alleviate the pressure on the spine and other joints.

Overall, standing desks can provide many health benefits, but it is important to remember that it should still be in moderation, as standing for long periods of time can also cause strain on the feet, legs, and lower back. It is also important to have comfortable shoes and to move around periodically, to not remain standing for too long.

At LocalWorks, where private office space is available, along with executive suites, we can provide you with a stand up desk as an alternative to sitting at a chair, or you can bring in your own furniture.