The Benefits of Using a Sit / Stand Desk Within the Workplace

Posted on April 18th 2017 by Rebecca Watson.

Height Adjustable Office Desks

Why is it beneficial to use sit stand desks at work?

It’s time to take a stand!

The benefits of sit stand desks within the workplace are continuously increasing and are available in many variations and sizes. Sit stand desks are perfect for use within all office environments offering employees a choice of sitting or standing at desks. The height of a standing desk is adjustable and suits all users ranging from 730mm to 950mm.

Risks of continuous sitting at your desk;

  • Sitting at your desk for long periods of time during the day can be bad for your health, mentally and physically.
  • The most common issue for office workers is back pain. This is due to sitting all day at their desk and straining the lower back pain.
  • During the day you may feel comfortable in a slouched position in your office chair, this is not ideal for your posture.
  • To keep the blood circulation flowing correctly regular movements are a necessary. By sitting all day the blood circulation isn’t moving around the body to it’s full potential.
  • Being sited in one position and not moving regularly may increase blood pressure.
  • Low mood levels throughout the day.
  • Mid morning before lunch or after lunch many office workers may get tired and productivity is decreased.

Benefits of using Sit Stand Desks within the workplace;

  • Allows the body to adjust and move easily, this improves the blood circulation and keeps blood sugar and blood pressure lower.
  • Improves core strength leading to a better overall posture.  also improve your core strength, leading to better overall posture.
  • Reduces back pain with the option of 50-50 to sit or stand whilst working.
  • Increases focus, alertness and helps to boost productivity within the workplace.
  • By using a sit stand desk it is easier to release restless energy throughout the day.
  • Promotes an active metabolism. A sit stand desk will help with weigh loss or maintaining a healthy weight as you burn more calories throughout the day, a third more calories than sitting will which could account for an additional 500 calories burned in a day.
  • Helps fight fatigue and the naturally occurring slumps and bouts of fatigue that often happen mid morning or early afternoon. This is often related to metabolic drops after meals are processed by the body. Keeping your blood sugar level helps avoid those.

Are you ready for the lifestyle change?

A sit stand desk is the smart option!

Improve your health & overall well-being by using the NEW QMP Sit Stand Height Adjustable Office Desks!

Height Adjustable Office desks offer a combination of robust construction with an attractive design. The manual height adjustment mechanism allows the user to raise the height of the desk from 730mm to 950mm, this means the user has the option to either sit or stand at their desk.

These office desks have a strong hard wearing beech worktop with a choice of three widths to suit the requirements of the user; these options are 1200mm, 1500mm or 1800mm. A choice of additional storage options are available including a single fitted drawer to the workdesk frame or the triple drawer which is a mobile pedestal. Both drawer & cupboard fronts are available in beech to match the worktop option.

  • Ergonomic adjustable office desks.
  • Worktop option of hard wearing beech, please see below image.
  • 3 widths available including; 1200mm, 1500mm & 1800mm.
  • The workbench desk depth is 750mm.
  • Load capacity of the desk is 100KG evenly distributed.
  • Adjustable in height from 730mm to 950mm.
  • Powder coated with
  • No more banged knuckles – desk can even be adjusted when positioned flush against a wall.
  • Removable adjustable crank handle.
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK by QMP.

A range of accessories available.