Optimize your Work Performance & Sleep with Proper Ergonomics

Poor sleep can decrease your productivity during the day, and poor ergonomics can decrease your quality of sleep. Let’s break the cycle with a few tips on things you can do to improve both sleep and productivity.  Improve your Sleep Quality Change your pillow or update your bed. Proper head and body support are important. […]

Working Standing Up Is Good for your Back (and other Back Pain Solutions for People who Sit Too Much!)

If you have ever suffered from back, neck, or hip pain, you know how miserable it can be!  Back pain makes it hard to sit, hard to sleep, hard to stand, hard to exercise…. and the list goes on!  Working standing up helps reduce the pain for many people. Here are a few back pain […]

Push Goals and Standing Desk Habits

There are 101 different ways to set goals or New Years Resolutions… from finding a guiding word or Chris Brogan’s three words, to Gretchin Rubin’s 21 for 2021 list. If you follow James Clear, you might be focusing on systems instead of goals or Habit Stacking. Another method of goal setting that has been made popular […]

Overcoming Common Objections to Standing Desks

Whether you are working from home or working from the office, you may be thinking about improving the ergonomics and getting a standing desk. There are many reasons that people use standing desks, ranging from reducing back pain to increasing productivity, and much other health and work-related reasons. Whether you are paying for a standing […]

How to Ask your Boss for a Standing Desk (and get one!)

After being in the standing desk industry for over twenty years and having the first sit-stand desktop on the market, we know the importance that the right ergonomic standing desk can make in your health and productivity.  Just like it can be hard to ask your boss for a raise, you may feel uncomfortable asking for […]

Mistakes You Might be Making at your Standing Desk

If you are using your standing desk incorrectly, it can lead to back or neck pain, which pretty much defeats getting out of your chair in the first place.  Let’s take a look at a few common mistakes that people with their standing desks. You are standing too much (or not changing positions enough). Despite […]

Why Work Standing Up? Infographic

Standing up at work provides many great benefits, from decreased back pain, to better moods, and increased productivity.  We have heard this from hundreds of customers over the years, and have also read the research. Standing Desk users have reported better moods. 87% reported an increase of vigor and energy. Sitting more than 8 hours […]

7 Reasons Why Government Workers Use Standing Desks

A recent Government Product News poll indicated that government works see value in standing desks and similar ergonomic office products. The poll showed that 53% of respondents believed that standing desks boost productivity. Government institutions such as veterans’ offices, economic development administrations, federal and state government offices are leading the way in purchasing height-adjustable standing […]

How Atomic Habits Apply to using Standing Desks during Workday

In the book, Atomic Habits, author James Clear provides many great tips on setting habits that will help you live a better life. If a person primarily works sitting down in a traditional chair, starting the habit of using a standing desk may be challenging to adjust to at first.  Let’s take a look at […]

How long should I stand at my standing desk?

The benefits of using a standing desk have been widely documented. Not only in various research studies that measured specific benefits, but standing desk users have noticed benefits ranging from increased productivity to less neck pain, to even being more alert.   Sitting Is Shortening your Life Most people would typically sit at their desks […]