The awareness of health in the workplace has only really developed within the last 15 years. Before that, it was “normal” to suffer from minor injuries from constantly working on an assembly line or spending long days in an uncomfortable office chair. It\u0026#39;s different today, because the new generation pays more attention to their health. So in this article, we look at the most important characteristics of a healthy workplace! Movement: The cornerstone of your health According to a study from 2018, Germans now sit an average of almost 8.5 hours a day. In addition to working hours, this also includes car journeys as well as breakfast and dinner. Young people in particular are affected by “sitting sickness”; 18-29 year olds sit an average of 10.5 hours a day. Sitting for as little as four hours a day has many health disadvantages and psychological consequences. The upper limit for sitting is six hours a day, including working hours. Sitting for too long without walking breaks has these consequences in practice: Lack of focus and productivity, especially when you have to stare at a screen for a long time Your joints remain in one position for a long time and are not stimulated, which can lead to poor posture Your neck and shoulders are not in a natural position and can become cramped and tense When you sit down, you often form bad postures that lead to back problems and pain Your calorie consumption is lower when sitting than in a natural standing position. This increases the risk of diabetes and obesity The lack of exercise makes it harder for you to reduce stress and makes you more tense and restless When you sit down, you don\u0026#39;t develop your muscles and you lose them if you don\u0026#39;t counteract it As you can see, sitting for a long time is not an option. The long-term damage is too great and many disease risks are increased for you to simply accept. Movement is therefore an elementary component if you want to get through everyday work healthy. Here are a few simple tips: From now on, deal with small inquiries and messages in person instead of by phone or e-mail. If the person is in the same building or generally nearby, you strengthen your social contacts and also build important steps into your working day! From now on, always try to use the stairs instead of getting in the elevator. Climbing stairs is one of the best exercises for your condition and thigh muscles. Don\u0026#39;t hesitate to go up three or four floors, it will only help you in the long run! Park a few hundred meters away from your workplace in the morning. So you can already collect steps before the day has really started and you are automatically more awake. If possible, even ride a bike to work or walk, that would be the ideal solution in many cases Get a height-adjustable desk. With him, you\u0026#39;re more inclined to do things around the house in person than to call. You can get a height-adjustable desk from desqup for as little as 449 euros. Ergonomic office furniture: standing is the motto here! Maybe you too spend a large part of your working day in an uncomfortable, worn-out office chair. The classic picture: a backrest made of textile and plastic, hard plastic castors and armrests on which you can literally still see the sweat weeks later. The body cannot stand it for long at work without side effects. The consequences of an uncomfortable desk chair are difficulty concentrating, back pain and fatigue. Therefore, a solution is urgently needed: the ergonomic sitting and standing stool from desqup. A 3D sit stool ensures that your body is making small micro-movements all the time. He has to compensate for the rounded rubber underside that never lays completely flat on the ground. Your torso, your legs and your back are thus permanently supported by the ergonomic stool. In addition, you don\u0026#39;t have a backrest, so an unhealthy posture is less easy to adopt. With the ergonomic sitting and standing stool Wobble from desqup you are automatically fit and efficient for longer. However, the be-all and end-all in your office is the height-adjustable desk. If frequent exercise breaks or walks through the building are not possible, it is the only long-term alternative. Standing is the natural human posture, compared to sitting it promotes blood circulation and thus muscles and the brain. If you stand all day, you have little to no health effects. However, alternating between standing and sitting work is ideal, which the height-adjustable desk makes possible without any problems. Tip: plan fixed times in advance when you want to work standing. For example, you can plan to work standing up in the afternoon while sitting down in the morning. In this way you stimulate blood circulation in the middle of the day so that you keep your energy even on long working days. You can adjust the height-adjustable desk from desqup to the required height thanks to a digital display. We recommend that the top of your screen should not be higher than your eye level, whether sitting or standing. Then you don\u0026#39;t have to tilt your head too far, which benefits your neck. If you want to switch to the standing position, you only have to press a button on the desqup Pro so that the table moves to a predetermined height. Ergonomic work is that easy! The right pieces of furniture are essential for a healthy and long-term workplace. An ergonomic sitting and standing stool and a height-adjustable desk from desqup are an inexpensive basis for this! Drinking: A true miracle cure Do you drink enough at work? Many people would now say yes, but what is actually enough? Our personal experience has shown that over the course of the day just a 0.5 liter bottle is considered enough - but of course it isn\u0026#39;t. Mental stress also puts a strain on the body, which is why you need to provide it with at least three liters of liquid, even on cold days. Only then are you 100 percent efficient and fit. In addition to the points mentioned above, water is an important cornerstone of your health. Also interesting: A height-adjustable desk from desqup has a built-in wake-up reminder that reminds you to get up at intervals you choose. You can also use this to drink a glass of water regularly! Want to learn more about workplace health? Then feel free to visit the desqup website, here you will find numerous other blogs . In addition to articles about the height-adjustable desk, you will also find topics such as employers covering the costs of furniture. Have a look!