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Electric Standing Desks UK
Premium Electric Standing Desks at Affordable Prices
Standing desks are not a new fad - Winston Churchill and other historical figures used them. However, in recent times their use has proliferated, especially among the cutting-edge start-ups and forward-thinking companies. Facebook and Google, for instance, use them in their office spaces and claim they boost energy and productivity. There are various benefits to using a standing desk for all or part of your work day. These include physical and mental health improvements, in addition to productivity and happiness among staff.
It is well known that a sedentary lifestyle, unavoidable in office environments, has negative effects on our health and well-being. Unfortunately, most office workers spend 65% to 75% of their workday sitting.
Physical health, especially back pain, has been shown to be significantly reduced when standing desks are used. This study by the Center for Disease Control showed that lower back pain fell by more than 67% during the time the subjects had a standing desk.
It was first proposed in 1953 that standing is better for heart health. One study discovered that bus conductors that were on their feet throughout their shift had half the risk of heart disease-related deaths, compared with their colleagues in the driver’s seats. It's no wonder why key experts are saying that
Later research of the effects of sitting on heart health found that prolonged sedentary time increases the risk of heart disease by up to 147%.
Our overall mood can also be improved by standing more often. The same study showed definite improvements in self-esteem and reductions in fatigue, tension and depression. In fact, once the study group had the standing desks removed, their moods returned to baseline levels.
Other studies also showed that participants using standing desks reported less stress and fatigue than those who remained seated the entire work day. Further still, 87% of those using standing desks reported increased energy throughout the day. Once again, upon returning to their old desks, overall moods reverted to their original levels.
Yet another study estimated that reducing sitting time to 3 hours per day would raise life expectancy by 2 years.
Companies like FF Venture Capital discovered that using standing desks increased active participation and the sharing of ideas. It is easier to walk over to a fellow worker or move to write ideas on a whiteboard if you are already standing.
These are just a few of the myriad benefits to using an adjustable standing desk, which will enhance the health and well-being of those who use them.
- Want the best way to improve your productivity? Stand up! A study conducted by Business Insider showed that “standing yields up to 10% more productivity with higher energy levels, improved concentration, and fewer headaches”. By working smarter all day long, an electric standing desk could literally pay for itself.
Save Your Back
- You can drastically reduce back pain by periodically standing throughout the day. Research from the Cornell University Department of Ergonomics found that “up to 90% more pressure is applied on your lower back when sitting vs. standing.” (Wall Street Journal)
- Standing for just three hours a day burns an extra 30,000 calories every year, according to a study conducted by Dr. John Buckley and his team of researchers at the University of Chester (BBC). That’s the equivalent of running 10 marathons, and shedding 8lbs of fat. That’s a whole trouser size lost - just by standing!
What is the difference between the SitStand & SitStand Pro? Both desks are electrically powered and height adjustable and will give you years of comfort whether sitting or standing. The SitStand Pro comes without a crossbeam underneath giving you plenty of room to slide in a cabinet and it also comes with premium-grade chrome legs.
What are the height ranges of your desks? The SitStand has a minimum desk height of 63cm and a maxmimum of 130cm. The SitStand Pro has a minimum height of 65cm and a maximum of 125cm.
Is it safe? Perfectly! The Sitstand and SitStand Pro have been independently safety tested to make sure they comply with the UK product safety regulations.
How much weight can your desks support? All our standing desks have been safety tested and can support at least 100kg. That's the equivalent of four Labradors!
What is your return policy? If you’re at all unhappy with your height adjustable desk, just email us within 14 days and we’ll arrange for you to send it back and refund the full amount. However, we are so confident that you will love your new standing desk, we don't think you'll want to give it back!
How long will my desk take to arrive? With installation, your standing desk will arrive within 1 to 3 weeks. If you want to install it yourself, the desk can be with you in 2 working days.
Does my desk come with a warranty? Of course! All of our standing desks come with a two year warranty.
Can you make custom desks? We have a huge range of alternative standing desk shapes and sizes. if you’re after something more bespoke, please get in touch and we’ll happily help you find what you need.
Do you offer discounts for bulk orders? Yes! Please get in touch by email or phone and we will work something out.
Does the price include VAT? Yes, we like to keep things simple, so all of our prices include VAT.
Will it fit through my door? No problem, our height adjustable desks arrive unassembled and are built on site. Our experienced installers can work around any awkward corners or openings!