Sharon Reid


Given the choice of sitting or standing during working hours most of us would probably choose to sit, until very recently I would have opted for the former. However, due to recently introducing a Varidesk in my life I am now amongst a growing number of people who conduct their work while using a standing desk; companies such as DISQUS, Adobe and Pixar provide their staff with the option of either standing or sitting work stations.

Although it takes a little getting used to, there are numerous health benefits to standing while you work; burning a lot more calories is particularly advantageous! This informative infographic provided by Varidesk likens standing while working to doing a 10k run!:

Paid 10k