Office workers around the world are sitting almost all day, which contributes to an excessively sedentary lifestyle.
The answer: Break up your sitting time by standing and moving around a bit. More and more, schools and businesses are understanding the benefits of adapting to a sit-stand environment.
Freedom to Stand
Everyone is unique and every space is different, however, integrating a sit-stand environment is easier than you think.
Whether you are upgrading an existing space or designing for a new build, Ergotron offers a full range of innovative affordable sit-stand workstations that are easy to install and use.
Our desk-arm solutions allow you to swing your computer into position when you need it, or out of the way when you don't.
Standing Desk Converter
Standing Desk Attachment- Front Clamp -
Standing Desk Attachment- Rear Clamp -
Mobile Student Desk
If you’re one of the millions of workers worldwide who spend their day sitting, you owe it to yourself to get moving.
If you’re thinking about creating a healthier workspace, you may find the tools below to be a helpful resource toward assessing your situation and quantifying some of the benefits of standing.
Standing while working promotes fitness. See the difference in calorie-burn.
Evaluate how much you sit each day and discover the benefits of reducing that time.
To get a personalized height for each of your workstation’s components, use the Workspace Planner for the ideal ergonomic work area.
The Easy Sit-Stand Desk Solution
Instantly move to sit or stand at your desk: WorkFit fits right in with your office routine, making sit-to-stand as natural as pouring a cup of coffee or picking up the phone.
A testimonial from a WorkFit-S user
The flexibility to sit or stand has changed this user's office environment for the better. The sleek, ergonomic design of the WorkFit-S allows him to get work done without the discomfort of sitting at a desk all day.
Design for Movement & Flexibility
Technology allows us to be more mobile than ever before. So why do we keep sitting around? Ergotron is rethinking the way we design our environments, for more flexibility, greater collaboration and opportunities to move more.
Ergotron strives toward uniting a community in the cause to spread awareness and impact global change to reduce sedentary behavior. Find out what others are doing through research, study and application in order to increase wellness in schools and workplaces.
Stanford University shows how a sit-stand workstation can help alleviate back problems in this study, “Impact of a Sit-Stand Workstation on Chronic Low Back Pain: Results of a Randomized Trial.”
CNN reports on Alexandria Country Day School in Virginia adding standing desks to its middle school classrooms in order to improve students’ focus and increase their physical activity. Watch the video
A University of Chester pilot study employs WorkFit Sit-Stand Workstations to compare cardiovascular and metabolic markers among office workers when standing vs. sitting. See the results.
Ergotron’s on-demand height-adjustable student desks are helping get students moving in the classroom. With the simple use of a hand lever, kids can change the height of their desktops so that they can work and collaborate in the way that is natural for them. With students and educators in mind, Ergotron has aimed their award-winning technologies toward bringing classroom furniture into the 21st century.
Ergotron is transforming classrooms into physically active learning spaces.
This kit was designed to help you get started with “rolling out” a LearnFit classroom.
Ergotron has influenced healthy computing for over three decades, using scientific research as a basis. We’ve collaborated with global thought leaders and a community of “standers” in order to raise awareness and reduce sedentary behavior.
Learn more at JustStand.org
WorkFit® Sit-Stand Desks
LearnFit® Classroom Desks
Booklet: Sit less. Stand more. PDF
The Adjustable Office PDF
Ergonomic Payback Calculator
White Paper: Standing Up for Workplace Wellness PDF
Research in Wellness