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Why are Height Adjustable Desks So Popular?

Posted by Philip Zittell on Sep 20, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Ergonomics? Flexibility? All of the Above 

In the world of office furniture, height-adjustable desks are becoming increasingly popular options. In fact, they are often offered by facilities as a prime alternative to standard desks in the corporate world. In the startup realm, they’re often a first choice for many, particularly in the tech world. So why are height-adjustable desks -- also known as sit-stand desks -- so popular? There’s no secret to it, in many cases it’s as simple as giving someone both what they want and what they need.

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High Tech Meets Ergonomic Tech with Backoffice’s New Furniture

Posted by Philip Zittell on Sep 14, 2016 9:31:15 AM

Marin IT Company Renovates with Ergonomic Sit-Stand Desks

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Why Sitting is the New Smoking

Posted by Philip Zittell on Sep 6, 2016 2:42:47 PM

The Employee Dangers of Long-Term Sitting

It’s 2016, and the world is a far different place compared to what it was in the 1980s. There’s the internet, hybrid cars, smartphones...and a world that largely frowns upon smoking. Of course, most people understand the dangers of smoking: from lung cancer to hypertension to the sheer cost involved, smoking just doesn’t make a lot of sense in today’s day and age.

So why are millions of office workers across the country doing something just as harmful as smoking every day?

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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Posted by Philip Zittell on Aug 5, 2016 4:26:54 PM


Is sitting the new smoking? Take a look at these facts and you'll see why it's important to get up and move around instead of staying in one place.

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New Study Shows Standing Desks Boost Productivity by 25%

Posted by Philip Zittell on Jul 5, 2016 11:48:47 AM

How can standing desks help your business? The practical observation is that it promotes healthier ergonomics by allowing users to have the option to be on their feet rather than the unnatural position of trying to use a computer while sitting -- something that is clearly an issue of the modern age, not the whole of human history. These should theoretically impact comfort and energy level, which in turn increase employee satisfaction and focus, thus boosting productivity. In short, standing up for better business.

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