How to Justify A Standing Desk At Your Workplace

Standing desks are more than just a craze, and they’re spilling beyond the deep-pocketed offices of world-known companies like Google and Facebook.

People are becoming smarter, more aware, and more preventative when it comes to their health, which in itself is fantastic to see. Where they stumble, though, is the cost justification of a standing desk culture in the workplace.

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Increasing Your Productivity and Health in the Workplace

What is a Sedentary Lifestyle?

Are you sitting right now? You probably are. Most people spend at least 6 to 8 hours a day sitting behind a desk at work. Then they go home and sit some more, usually in front of the TV or reading a book, this is called a sedentary lifestyle. According to Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., professor of Behavioral Science at MD Anderson, studies now show that sitting for several hours a day puts a person’s health at risk even if they engage in a regular exercise program.

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The Real Cost of Assembling Office Furniture Yourself

Furnishing and equipping an office can be a pricey business. And for a growing company, it can be tempting to cut corners in seemingly simple areas – with the assembly and installation, for example.

You’ve probably thought about doing the assembly on your own. Or maybe you’ve considered hiring a cheap, “general moving” company to get things set up.

Bad move.

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