So you've taken the plunge and invested in an electric standing desk. The next step is to ensure your using your adjustable desk correctly ensuring optimum results. The aim is to improve health and reduce complaints caused from sedentary behaviour.

The general rule is simple and easy. Your office desk should generally be at elbow height. Place elbows 90 degrees from the floor and raise your standing workstation until your fingers gently touch the keyboard. This will ensure your not slumped over your desk or standing uncomfortably. The next step is to adjust your screen monitor, something most people forget but is just as important. Your eyes should be focusing on the top half of the screen.

Don't forget to take into account the height of your shoes. For example a woman wearing heels one day and flats the next will require 2 different height positions.

Struggling to get the correct height, take a look at this electric standing desk height calculator