Sitting vs Standing



Is Standing Really the Answer?
In this series of curated posts we’re looking at a common theme surrounding the discussion about sitting vs. standing. Studies have proven that just about anything we do, like sitting, if it becomes repetitive will have a negative impact on our health. It’s known as repetitive stress injury (RSI).

Studies have also proven that sitting is detrimental to our health, and lately using a stand-up desk has gained popularity as an alternative to sitting all day long. Even standing has it’s cons though. You still need to be aware of your posture, wear supportive footwear, take advantage of accessories like an anti fatigue mat and use the proper desk for the task.

While combing the Internet for new and useful information we found a couple of articles that take a closer look at the pros and cons of using a stand-up desk, sit-stand desk or treadmill desk. We hope you’ll find this information useful.

www.fitnesspost.com
Join the Movement?
Here is a great article that digs deep into the discussion about sitting vs. standing and the health implications of both. The evidence can’t be disputed - sitting is not healthy for you. Lately there has been a movement towards ditching the chair, but is the standing desk the answer?

 

www.precisionnutrition.com
Sit, stand, or walk?
This article takes a good look at standing and walking desks. The more informed you are the better decisions you can make about what is best for you.