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The benefits of standing vs sitting

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Top 5 Benefits of Standing

  • More calories/ fat burned
  • Better concentration at work
  • Lower fasting blood sugar & fat
  • Lesser risk of chronic diseases
  • Longer life expectancy

Don't take our words for it, check the scientific evidences yourself, we attached a few herewith:

1. A research published Jan 2018 in European Journal of Preventive Cardiology:

We identified 658 studies and included 46 studies with 1184 participants for the final analysis. ... By substituting sitting with standing for 6 hours/day, a 65 kg person will expend an additional 54 kcal/day... translated into the energy content of about 2.5 kg of body fat mass in 1 year. 

2. A BBC study October 2013:

If you stand for 3 hours a day for 5 days that's around 750 calories burnt. Over the course of a year it would add up to about 30,000 extra calories, or around 8lb (3.6 kg) of fat...  the equivalent of running about 10 marathons a year.

3. A research published Jan 2014 in Journal Circulation: Heart Failure:

82 695 men aged ≥45 years from the California Men’s Health Study without prevalent heart failure who were followed up for 10 years ...  Men who sat for at least 5 hours a day and got little exercise had more than double the heart failure risk of men who were very physically active and sat for 2 hours or less a day... No matter how much they exercised, men who spent 5 or more hours a day sitting outside of work were 34 percent more likely to develop heart failure compared to those who sat 2 hours a day or less...

 4. A University of Queensland study published in Aug 2015 in The European Heart Journal:

...we gave activity monitors to more than 780 men and women aged between 36 and 80 ... An extra 2 hours a day spent standing rather than sitting was associated with ~ 2% lower average fasting blood sugar levels and 11% lower average triglycerides (fats in the blood)... Extra standing time was also associated with higher average levels of the good type of cholesterol ...

 Allcam Ergonomic Office Suites

Allcam ergonomic office suites are designed to help you maintain a good balance of sitting and stand during working hours, the suite includes height adjustable desks, monitor arms, desktop power, under-desk CPU holders and keyboard trays, cable management trays and spines, foot rest / rocker, anti-fatigue mat, offering you the easiest way to achieve most ergonomic posture.

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