Standing Desk Blog

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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Standing Desk: 10 Tips for Maximizing Your Standing Experience

August 10, 2016

  I’ve been using a standing desk for nearly 5 years now. I love it and can’t ever imagine going back to being a sitter. I stand virtually all day, with a few breaks here and there for meetings and occasionally when I just feel like “cheating.” Based on my time as a stander, I have found a number of things to be helpful in creating a better standing experience. 1) A Good Anti-Fatigue Mat- This is my #1 tip for anyone who plans to do a lot of standing. Get a good anti-fatigue mat. There are lots of mats out there. I think the Standee Mat is the best mat on the market for the money. Most mats on...

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16 Benefits of Standing Desks That You Might Not Know

August 03, 2016

Have you heard the latest trend in office furniture? It’s the standing desk. Whether you work in a traditional office setting or work at home, it’s beneficial to have a work set-up that provides an alternative to sitting. Of course, it takes a little bit of discipline to get used to standing and working, but if you care about your health you should look into doing it on a regular basis. According to US News and World Reports, it's estimated that 86 percent of American workers sit all day long. Many say that sitting all day is the new health hazard that may end your life sooner. Experts say that it might even be worse than smoking. It’s that serious....

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