Researchers including Dr. John Buckley from the University of Chester conducted a study in 2013 and found that people who use standing desks burned at least 50 calories more per hour than their sedentary counterparts. If you stand for three hours a day for five days that's around 750 calories burnt. In a year that is equivalent to about 30,000 extra calories, or an estimated 8lb of fat.
The AnthroDesk ErgoConvert Electric Sit Standing Desk Converter is the FIRST electric sit stand desk desk converter in Canada. It helps address the problems of a sedentary lifestyle by encouraging movement during your workday. And the best part - you don't have to get rid of your existing desk!
The obvious remedy to sitting disease is standing. Tips in lesser sitting time include standing while on the train or bus going to work, using a timer to stand up every 30 minutes, using a standing desk converter and alternate between sitting and standing.