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Have you Considered a Standing Desk?

885811_10152343816567351_6403050533888850339_oThe office desk is an essential component to an office space. Without the office desk, your computer would have nowhere to sit, and work would never be accomplished. So when you are in the market for a new office desk, try something different and choose a standing desk rather than a traditional office desk. A standing office desk can help make the office healthier and more interesting, which can also help boost productivity levels.

A standing desk is created to be able to shit in height while you stand. You simply adjust the standing desk so that your arms will lay comfortably on the surface without any straining. You also want to adjust the desk to ensure you can focus on your computer monitor without having to crane your neck. While the standing may take some getting used to, studies have shown that a standing desk can help with blood circulation, posture, and stress on the body. However, because the standing desk has the option of being adjusted, you can lower it to a sitting position if you find standing to be too difficult.

It is recommended that you begin using your standing desk gradually instead of using the desk for your full shift. Standing may be better for the body, but it can also cause its own strains. Switch between standing and sitting when you first purchase your standing desk and then gradually work your way up to standing for your full shift if you can.

If you have questions about a new standing desk, ask the trained staff at Mark Downs. We will be able to help you determine which standing desk is best for you. We will determine which will match the best with your existing interior as well as which will be adjustable for your height.

At Mark Downs Office Furniture, we specialize in new and used furniture to help turn your office into a collaborative space for your employees. From desks, to ergonomic chairs, to conference room tables, Mark Downs has everything you need to create a comfortable and welcoming work environment for your employees.

Want to get started with Mark Downs? Search our website for furniture pieces or stop in to our showroom, located conveniently in Cockeysville. Have a specific question? Call us today at 410-771-6800 to speak to a trained staff member.

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