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The EZSIT Leaning Stool from ErgoVerse is a sturdy leaning or sitting stool that offers a larger-than-average seating surface, combined with extra cushioning for superior comfort. Height adjustment is accomplished via a gas spring that also serves to absorb impact as one lowers themselves onto the seat.
The EZSIT Leaning Stool models were developed in response to client feedback about other options in sit-stand seating. Many found the seats and backs on other models too small and narrow, making those models uncomfortable for extended work sessions. The EZSIT Leaning Stool, with its increased cushioning and greater surface areas, can provide comfort and support to a full range of builds and sizes, especially for lengthy work sessions. The large 18.7" by 13" seat tilts from 0° to 15° to accommodate both sitting and leaning and generous padding provides support without sacrificing comfort. Models ELS-B-11122 and ELS-B-S-11128 include a matching, heavily padded and oversized back with a shallow curvature to accommodate broad-backed individuals. Independent angle adjustment on the back of these models ensures that a comfortable upright posture can be maintained regardless of the chosen seat angle.
Two ranges of seat height adjustment are available to provide seating options for people ranging in height from barely 5' tall to 6'6" tall. Those up to 5'9" tall should consider model numbers ELS-S-11128 or ELS-B-S-11129 (seat height adjustment ranges from 24" to 31"), while those who are between about 5'6" tall and 6'6" tall should consider model ELS-11122 or ELS-B-11123 (seat height adjustment ranges from 28" to 37").
Those who have adopted a leaning or semi-seated stance over either traditional seating or full-time standing may well appreciate the extra comfort offered by the EZSIT Leaning Stool.
Reduces Weight Load on Legs and Feet
- Using a sit-stand stool such as the EZSIT can significantly reduce the weight load borne by the ankles, knees, and hips. There is potential to transfer 60% or more of one's weight onto the seat as an alternative to solely standing. This transfer greatly reduces the strain that the joint surfaces are subjected to and offers a potential reduction in risk of damage to these key joints.
Reduces Risk of Lower Limb Circulation Problems
- Static standing has been identified as a contributing factor in the development of edema (swelling) of the lower legs. When the muscles of the lower legs are not being flexed they cannot pump blood and fluids through the circulatory system. Leaning or sitting on the EZSIT Stool lets individuals more easily flex these muscles.
Helps to Improve Overall Health
- The conventional seated position (i.e. 90° bend) restricts both blood and fluid flows through the internal organs. A leaning position such as the EZSIT offers can benefit internal systems, such as the digestive and cardiovascular systems, by opening up the core and allowing the diaphragm to move more freely. In comparison to the traditional static seated position, the more upright stance can significantly increase cardiovascular activity.
Increases Mental Alertness
- The open core stance, combined with the ability to flex the leg muscles, naturally increases cardiovascular activity. This moves more oxygen to the brain and contributes to a greater degree of mental alertness.
Reduces Risk of Lower Back Pain
- Standing with the feet flat for extended periods of time (such as at a standing desk or counter) requires the muscles of the lower back to remain in a state of constant tension (even more so if the abdominal muscles are weak). As the muscles tire, the back tends to curve or arch, which can often lead to an unnatural and unhealthy degree of lordosis (sometimes referred to as "swayback"). Since some degree of unnatural curvature is already common to many back problems, a standing workstation has the potential to increase, rather than decrease, pain and fatigue. Employing a leaning stool such as the EZSIT, which tilts the pelvis slightly forward, permits the spine to return to the natural, gently curved S-shape that provides the greatest strength, stability and support for the entire body. The unnatural, extreme curvature is eliminated, and the overworked muscles of the back are able to relax and recover.
Reduces General Fatigue
- Many people who stand for prolonged periods during their work day already know how fatiguing this can be. The fatigue may begin in the feet and legs but typically extends its reach to affect one both physically and mentally. After a day of standing, many people find themselves unable to actively participate in recreational activities or to enjoy other interests. A leaning stool such as the EZSIT helps to mitigate the factors that lead to fatigue, facilitating conservation of energy for after-work activities. (Anti-Fatigue Mats, which provide cushioning for the feet when standing or leaning, can provide even more support.)
Extends Range of Movement
- Working from a semi-standing position facilitates a significant increase in the range of motion and reach compared to conventional chairs or stools. This extends the Comfort Zone and allows access to a larger area of the work surface, while at the same time reducing the risk of overextension. Learn More About the Comfort Zone.
- Large Seating Surface: All models of the EZSIT Leaning Stool feature a large seat that is 20% to 30% wider and deeper than similar seats, something that most people appreciate.
- Extra-Thick Padding: EZSIT models are equipped with over 2" of padding in both the seat and back. This means that the cushioning effect will not 'bottom out', even for heavier individuals.
- Height Adjustable: A lever-controlled gas spring provides ranges of 24"-31" or 28"-37" depending on the model.
- Cushioning Gas Spring: The gas spring that provides height adjustment also serves as a shock absorber to help absorb impact as weight is brought to bear on the stool.
- Large, Softly Curved Seat Back: Models ELS-B-11122 and ELS-B-S-11128 feature a wide back with a shallow curve that can accommodate even those with a broad build.
- Tilting Seat: The seat on the EZSIT can be tilted forward from 0° to 15° from horizontal, to better accommodate both seated and leaning postures. Adjustment is via a locking lever that enables infinite positioning.
- Independently Tilting & Height Adjustable Back: The back rest on Models ELS-B-11122 and ELS-B-S-11128 can be easily adjusted independently of the angle of the seat pan. The independent angle adjustment on the back ensures that a comfortable upright posture can be maintained regardless of the chosen seat angle. A 6" range of height adjustment also lets individuals position it to the elevation that works best for them.
- Rugged Construction: A large-diameter tubular steel frame and housing provide support for the gas spring column and seat.
- Rollers for Easy Transport: Small rollers are incorporated into the back of the base. Tipping the stool back engages the rollers for easy of movement between locations.
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EZSIT Leaning Stool
EZSIT Leaning Stool with Back
Seat: 18.7" (47.5 cm) wide x 13.2" (336 cm) deep
Back: 16.5" (42 cm) wide x 11" (28 cm) high
- Height Adjustment:
Back: 6" (15.2 cm) range
- (Models ELS-B-11122 & ELS-11123) 28" (71 cm) - 37" (94 cm)
- (Models ELS-B-S-11128 & ELS-11129) 24" (61 cm) - 31" (78.8 cm)
- Tilt Range:
Seat: 0° - 15° forward from horizontal
Back: Approximately 20° of adjustment range. (Angle of seat back can be positioned independently of the seat.)
- Back Curvature: 1" (2.5 cm ) deep at centre of back
- Padding Thickness:
Seat: Over 2" (5 cm)
Back: Over 2" (5 cm)
- Base Footprint: 20" (50.8 cm) wide x 17" (43.2 cm) deep
- Weight Rating: 264 lbs (120 kg)
- Warranty: 5 Years
- Package Contents:
ELS-B-11122: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Assembly Guide Sheet.
ELS-11123: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, Assembly Guide Sheet
ELS-B-S-11128: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool with Back, Assembly Guide Sheet.
ELS-S-11129: EZSIT Comfort Elite Sit-Stand Stool, Assembly Guide Sheet
- Choose first whether you wish to sit or lean. Adjust the tilt of the seat accordingly.
- Select the correct height. When adjusting the height of the seat, aim to position yourself in a posture where the angle of your thighs is between 25° and 40° off the vertical. If you are unable to make comfortable contact with the seat you have likely set the seat too high.
- Consider adding a MATAR Anti-Fatigue Mat to your workstation if you notice that you do not feel secure, or would like a cushioned surface for your fee to rest on.
- Consider Bracing Your Feet. Some find when using a leaning stool that bracing their feet against a sturdy, fixed bar or rail such as the SAIPH Foot Brace Rail can substantially improve their comfort. Caution: Standard footrests are not recommended for this application.
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|ELS-B-11122|| EZSIT Leaning Stool with Back, Imitation Leather Over Foam, Seat Height Range of 28" - 37".|
|ELS-11123|| EZSIT Leaning Stool, Imitation Leather over Foam, Seat Height Range of 28" - 37".|
|ELS-B-S-11128|| EZSIT Leaning Stool with Back (short), Imitation Leather Over Foam, Seat Height Range of 24" - 31".|
|ELS-S-11129|| EZSIT Leaning Stool (short), Imitation Leather over Foam, Seat Height Range of 24" - 31".|
|SFBR|| SAIPH Foot Brace Rail, Black Sides with Silver Bar, 22.75" W x 13.25" D x 3.75" H|