Consumers' Guide to
Sit-Stand Desks and Desk Risers
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5 Tips to Convince Your Boss VARIDESK® is Smart Business

You know excessive sitting at your desk can contribute to back pain and is associated with chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and hypertension.1,2 Although you may regularly exercise for overall general health, you want to do more, and view VARIDESK® an important part of the solution to help reduce the risks related to "sitting disease."

5 Tips to Convince Your Boss VARIDESK® is Smart Business

5 Tips to Convince Your Boss VARIDESK® is Smart Business

The following five tips and video are provided to give your boss the push needed to make your workspace more active.

Tip #1 Return on Investment

Tip #1
Return on Investment

All businesses measure money well spent when the return on investment produces benefits. Recent studies show the cost of a standing desk can actually offset its cost over time.3 This means even if the cost of a standing desk seems off-putting in the beginning, it will be more than worth it in a surprisingly short amount of time.

Tip #2 Improved Employee Health

Tip #2
Improved Employee Health

Employers want employees to be healthy. In one report, health issues cost companies a whopping $153 billion a year in lost productivity.4 By investing in employee health, there is a greater opportunity to increase productivity, reduce sick days, and lower health insurance costs.

  • Companies of all sizes provide height-adjustable sit-stand desk options for their employees.
  • Many employers provide reimbursement for a sit-stand desk solution when an employee asks.

Understanding that sitting for extended periods of time can cause or contribute to health issues, having the option to stand while working is good. Furthermore, standing is linked to a faster metabolism, better heart health, and reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.5

Tip #3 Improved Mood Means Greater Productivity

Tip #3
Improved Mood Means Greater Productivity

Happy employees work harder, and having the option to stand while working can improve mood and energy, making employees more productive. One study found that happy employees were 12% more productive than the average worker compared to unhappy workers, who were 10% less productive.6

Tip #4 No Assembly Required—Quick and Simple

Tip #4
No Assembly Required—Quick and Simple

With VARIDESK, there is no assembly and no adjusting. You take it out of the box ready to go on an existing desk. Quick, simple and no stress!

Tip #5 No Risk

Tip #5
No Risk

If your VARIDESK doesn’t work with your current setup, you can return or exchange it, risk-free, within 30 days.

 

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This content is for educational purposes and does not replace having a conversation with a physician.

Updated on: 09/12/17
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