How many Calories do I burn Standing at my Desk?
Standing more and sitting less while at your desk promotes fitness and burns more calories. How many more calories can you burn while standing at your desk? Use this calculator and see the difference.
Global studies show we sit for 7.7 hours per day on average, and some estimate people sit for up to 15 hours per day
20 minutes in any fixed position starts to inhibit your metabolism
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This standing desk calorie calculator is based on Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) from the Compendium of Physical Activities. For activity akin to office work, METs range from 1.3-1.8 when sitting and 1.8-2.3 when standing. This calculator uses a MET of 1.