The benefits of a standing desk and where to find one in Gran Canaria

As digital nomads and remote workers, many of us spend long hours sitting at our desks, working on our laptops. This prolonged sitting can have negative effects on our health and well-being, such as an increased risk of obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. However, switching to a standing desk can have numerous health benefits and improve our overall work experience.

The benefits of a standing desk

  • Reduces negative health effects of prolonged sitting
  • Encourages movement and breaks up sedentary behavior
  • Improves posture
  • Increases energy levels
  • Boosts metabolism and burns calories
  • Improves focus and productivity
  • Increases circulation and reduces muscle tension
  • Promotes a healthier weight distribution

Where to find a standing desk in Las Palmas

As the popularity of standing desks continues to rise, digital nomads have more options than ever before when it comes to choosing the right desk for their work setup. Whether you prefer to purchase your own standing desk or work in a coworking space that provides one, the benefits of using a standing desk are numerous and well worth considering. If you’re looking to buy a standing desk, try IKEA. When you leave the island you can easily sell your desk to other digital nomads (in the Marketplace channel in Slack), or on one of the many second hand platforms online.

Coworking space The House has a few height-adjustable desks.
Sam | 14-11-2022

 I bought the standing desk from IKEA. It’s pretty nice but it’s huge.
Frank | 28-06-2022

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