There is no denying that we have started to use computers more and more and therefore spend more time on a table and chair. In this progressing new age, where almost everything is available on the click of a mouse or on a smartphone, health risks are becoming more apparent and more frequent.
Today we look at a brand called varidesk that provides sit stand up desks for a healthy working environments with the perfect ergonomics.
Featured Pro plus 36 Varidesk model
There is not only risk to our eye health with continuous use of computers and long hours of work, but today there is also the risk to our wrists, backs and spines if you do not have a proper healthy desktop working environment. Good posture is important for health and to also avoid back problems and incidents in the workspace or even a home office space. A break from you sitting posture not only breaks up longer periods of sitting down in front of your computer or home desk but also prevents or lessen risks of back injury or wrist injury.
The sit stand up desk is becoming a popular alternative today to improve more healthy computer use and prevent your body from bad posture health risks. It helps reduces incidents at the workplace.
Regular breaks and good posture are always advised in good corporate companies that look after their employees. Now most top companies and government organisations provide their employees the option of sit stand up desks for daily work. The sit stand up desks has been starting to be adopted more with people who work from home or also self -employed people doing a lot of computer or desk work from their home.
Today we look at the VARIDESK Pro plus 36 model sit stand up desk. The company’s products are used in many popular Australian corporate companies today. They have many other models apart from the pro plus 36, in different wood finishes and features so feel free to have a browse of all models int he link below. The Pro plus 36 is the best-selling model.
This particular model comes in three different sizes 30-inch, 36 inch and 38 inch. It also comes in three different colours black, dark wood and white colour. This desk can accommodate most standard desktop equipment and also a dual monitor set up if you have one.
It’s got 11 height settings and its spring-loaded boost mechanism and dual handle design makes it super easy to lift, lower and adjust to suit your needs.
This is an easy setup as it sits on top of existing desk and requires no assembly.
Varidesk sit-standup desk 36 in Darkwood Model
· Best selling model
· Risk-free for 30 days
· Two-tier design: upper display surface, lower keyboard/mouse deck
· 5 year warranty
· Shipped fully assembled and best-in-class materials used
Choosing the right sit stand up desk
Knowing your space available and what you really need is important when choosing a sit stand up desk. A few pointers below will help you choose the desk that is suitable to your needs.
· Decide if you need a height adjustable sit stand desk or one that is portable and will sit on your existing desk
· Measure the space where your will have your desk. Dimensions of the desk are important to the space where you will use it.
· Does your desk need electricity or is it hydraulic
· Desks are heavy. What are the shipping charges for your product.
Are they health benefits with sit-stand desks ?
According to a study published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, it’s not clear that standing instead of sitting burns a significant number of calories. It did find that you burn slightly more calories an hour when standing rather than sitting.
However, we do know that long hours of sitting are linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancer, and shorter life. So rather than sitting, standing would counteract these risks. There have not been enough studies done yet to either prove or disprove these assumptions.
Keep in mind that using a standing desk is like any other “Change in lifestyle or workstyle”. It can come with its own “side effects.” For example, if you suddenly go from sitting all day to standing all day, you run the risk of getting leg, foot pain. The best is to ease into it by starting with 30 to 60 minutes a day and gradually increasing it as is appropriate for your body.
Check out the entire Varidesk desk range over here.