THE RISE OF THE SIT-STAND DESK

The sit-stand desk was not long ago considered an office novelty, but more recently has become a popular feature in many modern workplaces.  Known for being the healthier alternative to a traditional sedentary desks, the sit-stand desk has many health benefits that can change a office workers lifestyle.

Headlines such as Sitting is the new smoking have  gained employer’s attention and as a result, the popularity and demand for sit- stand desks has grown over the past 2-3 years.

Health experts recommend that we spend at least 2 hours per day standing or away from our desks, with the average office worker spending 8-9 hours in the office this can be a hard task to achieve.  Bearing the problem of getting away from your desk in mind, the option of using a sit-stand desk while completing a variety of work tasks could certainly help you achieve your recomended amount of exercise.

Another key factor is that many companies have now embraced a workplace- wellbeing culture and have included breakout areas, gyms and even exercises classes into their day to day office routines. Therefore,greater movement and acitivity levels in the office, such as standing up when taking a phone call have been cited as factors that can help to decrease blood pressure, cholesterol, stress and chronic pain.

The freedom and flexibility of a sit-stand desk gives you the opportunity to do both, standing at your desk can not be benefical for everybody therefore having the option to return back to seating is important.

In an ever increasing health conscious work environment, we all aware of the importance of exercise and looking after our bodies. The Move! height adjustable desk range addresses the need for companies to promote a healthy, flexible and more productive workplace.

This height adjustable desking enables workers to enjoy the health and posture benefits of being able to alter their working dynamics and thereby improve well being.

We understand that it can take some getting used to standing up when completing your normal office tasks, for some it may feel too uncomfortable and standing may not be for you. But we suggest everybody to at least try completing your office tasks stood up, there’s got to be one person in your office that doesn’t like sitting still all day….

Move! workstations are offered with either square or rounded corners to the work surfaces, with matching end cladding where specified. Various cable management options are available to suit your requirements.

Move! is available as a back-to-back configuration or as a freestanding desk. The desk can be specified with crank or electric lifting mechanisms, as well as a set-and-forget option. A variety of complementary storage units are included enabling a clean and clutter free office space.

The height of the desk can be adjusted electronically manually or be use the set and forget for a fixed height option. We offer a back to back option or stand alonhallise desk in wide range size and finish.

Available top finishes are Beech, Maple, Oak, White, Cherry, Hacienda Black, Walnut and Zebrano. Leg finishes available are silver and white.

See our move! desks in situ at Warrington Borough Council’s building ‘The Base’

Secondly, the Freedom height adjustable desk system incorporates 2 fixed height options and 3 height adjustable actuator options as standard. These optional systems include Fixed, Ratchet, Manuel Crank and Electric.

Also available in bench desk format, this height adjustable desk system allows a 4 person bench cluster to accomodate 4 different options of desktop adjustment. Freedom comes in White, Silver or Black trim and is complemented by a selection of 15 MFC board colour tops and associated storage and pedestals.

Also, horizontal cable management on the Freedom desk is facilitated by the use of optional ‘drop down’ cable trays, which can be hinged down on both sides to allowaccess into the cable trays from the front or rear of the desk. All cable trays can be mounted either centrally under the desk top or offset towards the rear of the desk top.

These height adjustable desks come in a wide variety of MFC colour tops. These are the tops available in Walnut, Canadian Maple, Japanese Ash, Beech, Oak, Calva Oak, Silver, Grey, White, Santiago Cherry, Stone Oak, Back, Anthracite, Dijon Walnut and Verade Oak. We can also offer these height adjustable desks with a constrasting edge for example grey top and anthracite edge.

Using a height adjustable desk promotes a healthy way of working your office environment. Height adjustable desks are ergonomically created to help your office members posture to help prevent problems in the long run. It is advised to stand and walk around as much as possible as sitting at a desk all day long can cause back and leg problems in the future. Choose a height adjustable desk for your office to help your office members future health.

Finally, the  Freedom Lite height adjustable desk system is a new range of electric only sit/ stand height adjustable desks, available in 600mm deep or 800mm deep. The Freedom Lite is available in a variety of shapes including rectangular, radial and also 2 piece radial which can come in 2 seperate colour finishes. This makes your height adjustable desk stand out from other modern day offices. We can also provide storage solutions to match the height adjustable desk including pedestals, cupboards, tambours and more.

We also offer FREE ergonomic seat assesments, we can come to you or you can come to our 10,000 sqft showroom and we can advise you on the best chair/ desk set up for you.

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The Freedom Lite height adjustable desk system is a new range of electric only sit/ stand height adjustable desks available 600mm deep or 800mm deep. This desk is available in a variety of shapes including rectangular, radial and also 2 piece radial which can come in 2 seperate colour finishes. This makes your height adjustable desk stand out from other modern day offices. We can also provide storage solutions to match the height adjustable desk including pedestals, cupboards, tambours and more.

We also offer free ergonomic seat assesments, we can come to you or you can come to our 10,000 sqft showroom and we can advise you on the best chair/ desk set up for you.

Using a height adjustable desk promotes a healthy way of working your office environment. Height adjustable desks are ergonomically created to help your office members posture to help prevent problems in the long run. It is advised to stand and walk around as much as possible as sitting at a desk all day long can cause back and leg problems in the future. Choose a height adjustable desk for your office to help your office members future health.

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