Sitting the entire day in front of a desk has been widely proven to produce harmful effects on the body.
Several studies have shown that people working seated at a computer for long hours’ experience chronic pain in the back, bottom, and legs –ultimately leading to less productivity.
With this insight, a stand up desk has been conceived to reduce these health risks. To create a pain-free working atmosphere, consider the Crank Steel Adjustable Sit to Stand Up Desk.
- Black color in a silver gray finish
- Lightweight at 90 pounds
- Powder coated steel frame with laminated wood shelves
- Adjustable height tops out at 60”
- Adjustable height stand
- Two-tier shelf design
- With 3” casters
- ANSI/BIFMA compliant
- Assembly required
When you want to invest in a $400 to $500 computer desk, you want your investment to last you for many years. Stand Up Desk Store’s Stand Up Desk assures stability with its heavy-duty steel frame to ensure long years of use.
It features two tiers of laminated shelves that offer plenty of room for three monitors and a display or some files on the upper tier while your mouse pad and other items can comfortably sit on the lower tier.
The lower tier also gives ample space for your arm to move around with the mouse. These two shelves have around 5” of separation, allowing a convenient separated viewing and working heights, as well as ergonomics for your keyboard use.
Probably the leading selling factor of this desk is its adjustable height. This feature allows you to easily convert your position from sitting to standing, which is proven to be better for your health.
Since your body is physiologically built for standing, it is recommended to spend a big chunk of your time standing while working. This ensures proper posture; health benefits include burning more calories, reduced risk of heart problems, and boosted productivity.
With this desk, you can switch to sitting after feeling tired, then after a quick break, get back to your feet again. Another benefit of this adjustable height desk is it allows you to make constant tweaks to properly tune your body while standing on your feet.
When on the lowest height level, the desk still provides enough room to accommodate sliding of your chair from one end to another.
This adjustable height desk features a hand-crank mechanism, making it less expensive than its electronic or hydraulic counterparts.
Unlike other adjustable height desks at around 48”, this desk tops out at 60”, helping to accommodate taller people at 6’ and above. The cranks are located on either side so you can place it anywhere.
There was no wobbling reported by users, proving its sturdiness and stability at any height.
It is lightweight at 90 pounds and the 3” casters help in allowing effortless gliding of the workstation from one area to another. This product requires assembly but no more difficult to set up, as reported by most of the users.
It also includes all the accessories needed for the assembly as well as instructions to help you in setting up. In addition, it meets the minimum requirements of ANSI/BIFMA standards ensuring you good quality for furniture.
While it is not suggested to put all of your weight on the shelves, this product is reported to hold weight under 200 pounds comfortably.
This computer desk has swept lots of positive feedback from users. Only minor flaws have been reported such as the laminated shelves which cannot hold hot objects like a hot cup of coffee.
Since it is hand-crank operated, the cranks may have the tendency to pop out and go off. Some users also expressed their feelings about the instructions being no being user-friendly for novices.
While the casters work great in moving this adjustable height desk from one place to another, it could have been better if these casters included a locking mechanism to enhance stability.
There was also no mention of warranty, which is important in this case because of the adjustable parts.
While the Stand Up Desk Store Crank Steel Adjustable Sit to Stand Up Desk comes at a more expensive price than the traditional type of computer desks, it encourages you to invest in your health and posture.
The desk allows you to experience a more comfortable environment conducive to comfort and work efficiency. It’s as effective as the adjustable height desks costing around $1,000 but offers stability, convenience, and aesthetics at half the price.