Is Standing For Too Long Bad?


  For many officers, working for a long time is already the norm. It not only makes people have occasional back pain but also can increase the risk of various chronic diseases people suffer from.

So there is a saying, keeping standing during working time is healthier. So the question arises, standing is really better than sitting?

Is standing for too long bad?

  People already knew the hazards of long-time sitting. But if standing in office will be able to solve the problem?

In fact, the answer is very simple. There are many workers who need to stand all day to work, they can not sit down or walk back and forth. Over time, people have suffered from back pain, foot pain, and varicose veins in the lower extremities.

Is Standing For Too Long Bad?

  For most people, a comfortable continuous standing time can not be more than 15 to 30 minutes.

  If you want to alleviate the back discomfort by standing, 15 minutes at a time is enough. It is uncomfortable to stand for too long. Because when people are standing for over 30 minutes, blood flow to their lower legs and feet will increase, then fatigue, discomfort, and pain will begin to appear.

  If your work requires continuous standing for more than 2 hours, you can use compression socks, mats, insoles, etc. to relieve fatigue. People who stand for long periods of time are more likely to develop heart disease than those who sit at work. There are also studies that show that standing for hours will increase blood vessel pressure and aggravates oxidative stress, which may increase the risk of heart disease. Prolonged standing can also make people easy to have chronic low back pain and bone and joint disease of the leg muscles.

Learn to switch from sitting to standing at work

  So standing can not fundamentally solve the hazards of being sedentary. People should learn how to alternate between standing and sitting.

  Actually, many companies are also encouraging employees to learn how to switch from sitting to standing at work. 

  Not only that, people should move the neck and waist and other parts of the activity every hour during the work period to relieve the fatigue of the legs and ankle muscles. If there is no time to do interval exercises, then you should use all available time to do some lower limb activity.

Is Standing For Too Long Bad?

Weworth height adjustable desks

  Weworth is committed to the health of the workplace, and to creating a safe and comfortable working environment for all office workers.

This dual-motor standing desk is designed for our customers. 

- LED screen display with memory buttons.

- Three-section rectangular uprights.

- Dual motors provide smooth, fast, and quiet height adjustment.

- The anti-collision mechanism prevents people from accidentally lowering the desk onto objects below or raising it onto objects above.

- Memory height keeps your hands free.

Is Standing For Too Long Bad?


  Whether sedentary or standing for a long time is not the correct choice of office posture. As time goes on, these wrong office postures both will bring people subtle harm, not only physically but also psychologically. So everyone should develop the right office habits, and learn to sit and stand alternately. Let Weworth standing desks care for your office health.