Office Chair Killing You?
If you work
in an office, chances are you sit over 8 hours a day.
Most of us do more sitting than any other single activity
it is bad for our health.
matters worse, when you punch out, what happens? Our
have gotten longer so we get up from our office chair only to
our car. Worse still, we end our day in our easy
chair sitting in front of our flat screen TVs, or going
online. The human body was not designed to sit down
for 10-12 hours per day! But that is exactly what we are
doing every day.
new studies reveal that prolonged sitting will put you in an
grave. When you sit down, your body
becomes lethargic and lazy. The more you sit, the more
you do. Doctors say prolonged sitting is the “new
and can lead to Heart Disease, Obesity, Diabetes and even
Cancer. Is it any wonder why America is
losing the battle of the bulge?
Levine, a Mayo Clinic endocrinologist, “chair-living
is lethal. Of concern is that for most people in the
developed world chair-living is the norm.”
Alpa Patel, Epidemiologist "Our
study (for the American Cancer Society) suggests women who sat
than six hours a day were 37 percent more likely to
die prematurely... So the bottom line is get up and
So if too
much sitting is the problem, then the solution is
Stand Up more. But most of us can’t quit our jobs
to become a Forest Ranger. And we certainly can’t stand
while driving. Since most of our sitting is done at
work, we need to ditch our office chair.
Fashioned Stand Up Desks
standing desks force you to stand up all day long.
This is too harsh a transition for most of us.
What’s worse is that you have to buy a whole new desk for
hundreds of dollars, that isn’t portable and requires space
just don’t have.
And a fully
adjustable hydraulic lift model that lets you sit or stand at
desk can cost $2,500 or more.
this. Standing up all day is not the ultimate solution
either. Experts now recommend a regimen of
“postural rotation”, or simply switching between sitting and
during your work day.
Stand Up Solution
after studying work habits, ergonomics experts realized
the perfect standing desk would allow you to:
- Stand up
only for part of the day, to avoid
transition from sitting to standing, so it’s easy to
- Continue to
use your existing “sit-down” desk, for less
- Pay less
than $100, so even the stingiest bosses will
- Make it small enough to take
it home with you on weekends
can we find this magic solution?
news is that the revolutionary PopUpDeskTop delivers all this
more. Here is how it works:
PopUpDeskTop sits right on top of your current desk, letting
transition from sitting to standing in
large 36” top gives you a full 3 feet of workspace, enough to
laptop and all your paperwork
construction includes no-slip feet and a super-durable work
space below is perfect for holding supporting files or your
project, keeping your desk clean.
PopUpDeskTop is the only stand up desk that can do this.
you want a sitting break you just move the stand and you have
desk back. Now watch this. If you don’t have the
room to store your PopUpDeskTop, simply collapse it for easy
storage. Just loosen the thumbscrews, fold in the sides,
down the back and secure it in the folded position. It
slides behind a door or file cabinet.
PopUpDeskTop Users say?
“I drive 50
minutes to work, sit all day, and then sit for my 50 minute
home. It's no wonder my legs are numb. But when I
stand up at work, the numbness goes away. Plus I'm
more work done. Since they won't make a car that I
can drive standing up, the only time I can stand and move
around is at
W.T. Ann Arbor, MI
being able to quickly switch from standing to sitting. My
boss was not going to drop $500 for a fixed-height standing
he quickly approved the PopUpDeskTop. Now that he sees
much more I get done, guess who wants one) I like it
it lets me keep my current desk and stand when I want. I
still sit about half the time, but the day goes much faster and
WAY more done."
C.R. Murfreesboro, TN
“I take my
PopUpDeskTop home on the weekends. It is easy to fold up
lays flat in my backseat. I get more done and I just feel
better about getting up off my chair."
use the PopUpDeskTop?
Professionals - Lawyers
love the stand because they think more
Students – kids are
naturally restless and standing lets their young minds work at
efficiency. Standing is recommended by ADHD
Sufferers - relieve
the pain of slumping all day in a chair.
WSJ reported "taking breaks from sitting helps trim waistlines
reduce heart disease".
circulation sufferers -
Standing prevents "kinked" blood vessels
or distracted workers - Turbo charge your
output by letting you blood flow freely. Your production will
why the stand up craze is sweeping the nation. If you
weight, especially stubborn belly fat
4. Ease back
your energy level
your focus and productivity
You can get these benefits by
making one simple change. We have made it super
easy for you to try standing up at
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