When it comes to work, there is always going to be an element of stress. Tight deadlines, a boss breathing down your neck, unexpected client requests and any number of other things can affect your stress levels.
But what if I told you that stress didn’t have to bring you down and halt your progress?
What if there was a way to make stress work for you in high pressure times? Well, there are in fact 3 ways that you can make stress work for you. They are…
Research has proven that sitting for long periods of time is considered to be the new 'smoking', so we thought we would explore the standing desk phenomenon.
What are they really about and are they actually good for you?
This is what we found out…
Why You Should Consider A Standing Desk…
1: Burn Extra Calories
You can burn extra calories in the day just by standing up! In fact, you can burn up to 50 calories an hour at a standing desk as you are engaging many of your muscles. You are also more likely to move around if you are already on your feet, burning even more kilojoules. These small movements can help reduce the risk of obesity.
2: Reduced Chance of Major Illnesses
Sitting for long periods of time can increase your risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, and other cardiovascular conditions. Research has proven that the movement associated with a standing desk can even reduce the risk of contracting certain types of cancer that are linked with inactivity.
3: Increased Energy
Susy Egneus -
Founder of Bodyworkz, sharing thoughts, facts and ideas about living a stress free life, and what mobile chair massage is all about!