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Keeping active is great for your body— but what if you work a desk job?
We sit during our commute, at our desks at work, and in the evening while we unwind and enjoy our favourite TV shows. With our busy lives, it can be difficult to stay active.
Statistics show that Canadians spend an average of 10 hours a day sitting down. This sedentary lifestyle can lead to weight gain and an increased risk of heart diseases.
So, how do you keep active if you work at a desk all day?
The answer is simple: stand up!
Working in a standing position periodically breaks up the long hours of sitting (the cause muscle soreness and stiffness).
Without further ado, let's take a look into all the benefits of using a standing desk, and how it can help you maximize your productivity from your home office.
What are the Benefits of a Standing Desk?
Reduces the risk of obesity
Improves blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Relieves back and neck pain
Reduces eye strain and headaches
Helps you keep active while at work
Better posture and more confidence
Tip: Learn about your ideal ergonomic standing desk posture.
Improves your mood
Boosts overall productivity
It’s no secret that an active lifestyle is beneficial to both your physical and mental health. With our busy lives, it can be difficult to squeeze in the time to get active. Fear not, there are easy steps you can take to live a more active lifestyle. The easiest? Switch your computer desk out for a standing desk. Burn extra calories, boost your productivity and improve your overall physical health, just by switching up your workstation.
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