Natalie and I have been standing at our computers for a number of years. I suspect that when people see us doing this they think we are quite eccentric.
Peter, a yoga client, dropped of the article "Five Health Benefits of Standing Desks" by Joseph Stromberg. The research based health benefits are:
reduced risk of obesity,
reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and other metabolic problems,
reduced risk fo cardiovascular disease,
reduced risk of cancer, and
lower long-term mortality risk.
The keys are reducing sitting time and moving more throughout the day. To find out more go to article.