From improved posture, energy, focus, well-being, and even productivity, the rewards of using standing desks are vast and well-known. Yet not enough people know how to get the most from their good investment when they first start using them. It’s important to read more than just the user manual! When going from occupational sitting to occupational standing, it’s vital to learn how to transition properly, or else you might develop unnecessary body pains.
There’s really no need to quit cold turkey on a lifelong sitting addiction! In fact, too much of a good thing, as usual, turns out to be just as damaging. Your ultimate goal should not be to go from a fully sedentary workstation to an all-day standing marathon. The goal must be to move more and sit less. Here are the do’s and don’ts to keep in mind as you get acquainted with your new height adjustable desk: