The White House apparently missed the memo that sitting may not actually be hazardous to your health.
According to the , the West Wing is finally buying into the standing desk craze, and the Executive Office of the President plans to spend up to $700,000 installing them over the next five years.
The President and other federal employees won't just settle for any standing desks though. The request specifies that the desks must be "Varidesk brand name or equal."
, which allow users to seamlessly switch between sitting and standing, don't come cheap (if the $700K price tag is any indication). The larger models costs around $400-$500 each, though many models come — ample provisions for the next president to write their first State of the Union address.