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Why Are Some Office Chairs A Problem For Big And Tall People?

May 04, 2017

If you've ever worked in an office where everyone has the same office chair you may have noticed how taller colleagues sit a little awkwardly.

For someone with longer than average legs the wrong chair can be a real hassle. Even sitting right back into the seat frequently leaves the user's legs jutting out miles further than anyone else. Having to sit in this unnatural posture soon becomes uncomfortable.

For someone with longer than average legs the wrong chair can be a real hassle. Even sitting right back into the seat frequently leaves the user's legs jutting out miles further than anyone else. Having to sit in this unnatural posture soon becomes uncomfortable.

And heavier built tall people often face a further problem when they want to recline. Where they have a chair with fixed tension it isn't nearly strong enough for their needs. Consequently when they lean back the chair offers little resistance and just shoots straight back.

To counter these two common problems it's necessary to insist on a couple of vital options.