Standing Desk Blog

Standing Desks Plus Four Other Ways to Stay Awake at Work

October 06, 2016

Before you head to the coffee shop on the corner and plunk down 4 bucks for an overpriced latte, try these five tricks to burn off that afternoon fog and kick yourself into high gear for the last couple hours of the workday. 1) SMELL YOUR BEANS             You ever think that coffee has given you a burst of energy before you’ve even taken your first sip? You aren’t kidding yourself. The smell of coffee alone is enough to give people the jolt they need to get back into focus. Simply take a small bag of whole coffee beans or fresh grounds and take a whiff to perk up without even pouring a cup.   2) CHEW YOUR ICE            ...

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Anti Fatigue Mat: How to Choose the Right One

September 01, 2016

In our last blog we discussed the importance of a good anti fatigue mat as a key to having a great standing experience. We discussed how an anti-fatigue mat can improve your standing compliance, enable you to stand comfortably for longer periods of time so that you can realize the benefits of standing, and how it can reduce stress on your musculoskeletal system, thereby extending the life of your joints, ligaments, back and soft tissue. Today, we’ll offer some pointers on what to look for in an anti fatigue mat and how to choose a mat that is right for you. Choosing a high quality mat is really important to ensure that you will have a good standing experience. As...

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Anti Fatigue Mat: The Key to a Great Standing Experience

August 17, 2016

This is a blog about the importance of an anti fatigue mat in ensuring a great standing experience. With all the media attention on the dangers of sitting and the benefits of standing, there should be no question in your mind about how standing can help you live a longer, healthier life while being more productive at work. Many people who have examined the data are so convinced that they take the plunge and buy a standing desk with great expectations and determination to change their ways by adopting a standing lifestyle at work. In recent years Ergonomists have urged people to get sit-stand desks so they can alternate between sitting and standing throughout the day. Their rationale for this...

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