Are standing desks good for you?

Working on your desk standing up is great for alleviating poor sedentary habits you may pick up in the office. Sitting for long periods of time tightens your muscles and can hurt your lower back, especially if you have bad posture. There are numerous benefits of investing in a standing up desk, One study showed that standing sheds 88 calories an hour, compared to 80 calories for sitting, less back pain, improved posture, help with wrist position and improved blood circulation.