Expose the myths: is it true that working standing up is healthier than sitting

Разоблачаем мифы: правда ли, что работать стоя полезнее, чем сидя

Work standing was not very effective as a means of losing weight.

Moreover, no noticeable difference to health between the labor process in the standing and sitting position, reports the Daily Mail.

Разоблачаем мифы: правда ли, что работать стоя полезнее, чем сидя

A study from the University of Bath has shown that if you stand for eight hours of the day, they will burn only 9 calories more sedentary colleagues.

Scientists have calculated that a significant result would have to stand 20 hours.

In the framework of scientific work, researchers led by Dr. Javier gonzález (Javier Gonzales) measured the metabolic rate of 46 healthy men and women.

Participants were then asked either to lie down or to sit, or to stand up. This allowed the team to estimate the number of calories each participant burned by the activities.

Разоблачаем мифы: правда ли, что работать стоя полезнее, чем сидя

As shown by re-examination of the metabolic rate — the result is 9 calories exceeded the seat in place.

However, standing desks are becoming more common in offices, because of concerns that a sedentary way of life causes various diseases.

According to studies, those who sit more than six hours a day are at greater risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes.

“These people should know that, although there are still some health benefits to work standing up, they should not expect drastic changes in weight. For that, people need to focus on increasing physical activity and your diet,” says study author Javier Gonzalez.

Exercises are the best way to burn calories, say doctors from the University of Bath.

Разоблачаем мифы: правда ли, что работать стоя полезнее, чем сидя

We will remind, the appointment of the Manager may harm family relationships and lead to burnout.

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