Improve mood and energy levels
Moving your body pumps fresh blood and oxygen to the brain, which releases mood-enhancing chemicals and gives your body a jolt of energy. In a study, workers reported a significant improvement to overall mood within seven weeks of using sit-stand desks. Source: Take-a-Stand Project
Create a more collaborative work environment
Boost collaboration, creativity and productivity by standing. From start-ups to large corporations including Google and Facebook are offering employees the option of using sit-stand desks to help foster a more collaborative – and productive – work environment. Source: Washington University Business School, St. Louis
A survey by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index showed that 77% of the workers polled had at least one chronic health condition, such as asthma, cancer, depression, diabetes, heart attack, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or obesity. The total annual costs related to lost productivity for these workers due to absenteeism totaled $84 billion.
Standing throughout the day can help reduce these ailments to improve productivity. Source: Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
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