Q1 supports ‘Get Britain Standing’


Quadrant 1 are proud to support the ‘Get Britain Standing’ campaign aimed at increasing awareness and education of the dangers of sedentary working and prolonged sitting time.

The British spend a staggering 8.9 hours each day ( on average) sitting down. Major international research has produced compelling evidence that sitting for more than 4 hours per day can result in the following health risks.

  • Heart / Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Obesity
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Muscle Degeneration
  • Back Ache / Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Depression
  • Dementia

You can counteract this in an number of ways, such as:

  • Sit- Stand Desks
  • Treadmill Desks ( popular in the US)
  • Removing tables in meeting rooms
  • Standing and walking about while giving a presentation or speech
  • Talking phone calls standing up, this can also improve voice quality

To find out more visit: Get Britain Standing