Standing Desk Blog

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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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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