Does your job require you to sit for 40 or more hours per week? If you’re like the majority of office workers, then the answer is probably yes!
“According to a recent study of European participants, 18,5 % of people above 18 years old sit for more than 7,5 hours a day. People living and working in urban areas were more likely to sit more. Results show that Americans sit for an average of 11 hours a day.”
Many contemplate paying considerable amounts of money for a good office chair however, I can guarantee that if you understood the importance of having an good quality chair, you wouldn’t doubt or hesitate on a chair purchase ever again. Countless studies prove that a good investment in quality office furniture and equipment is a good business strategy, which will save your company much more money than it costs.
A good office chair provides proper lumbar and pelvic support which results in your back muscles being less stressed. In addition, there are many long term benefits including postural alignment and a reduction in muscle deformities.
Researchers found sitting at a desk for a long time is not only bad for your physical health but also your mental health. Unfortunately, many chairs do not offer adequate support and that combined with long duration of sitting down at work.
When in the office, most of us are swamped with work. People often don’t pay attention to their posture in these situations. With a good task chair, you won’t need to think much about your back’s position.
An ergonomic chair is highly recommended by a number of specialists due to the adjustability, performance and health benefits compared to a fixed chair.