This article reviews some of the most common sit/stand desks available.
I can’t honestly say that I’ve suffered a strain/sprain injury, but I know the early signs when I see them. I have the advantage of an education and 30+ years of experience, so I’m able to avoid the progression of such an issue. (Physician, heal thyself! Ergonomist, fix thine workstation!) I can, however, report that, […]
The flood of requests for sit/stand desks shows no sign of slowing down, and probably for good reason. Now that we can type, mouse and even hold meetings without getting out of our chair, people are feeling virtually (pun intended) chained to their desks. Decades ago, people delivered voice messages on little pink sheets, and […]
If you have furniture in your home office that you want to keep, but you’re yearning for the option to stand, you might be considering some portable products. Desk top models that sit on top of an existing desk typically make the typing surface too high for sitting, because most existing desks are already too […]
This is the time of year when runners sign up for races. It’s motivating to have a goal – knowing that we are going to be challenged to run faster, or further, or climb obstacles, forces us to stick to a training schedule and get out to exercise regularly. Why don’t we think this way […]
In the media, I’ve seen “pushback” on standing workstations, claiming that “prolonged standing” is no better than prolonged sitting. I agree that prolonged standing can have harmful effects, although I would not say that it is worse than prolonged sitting. Further, I do not believe that the widely promoted “sit-stand stations” were meant to promote […]
On Saturday, as I maneuvered my cart through our local warehouse store, I noticed that they were selling electric height-adjustable sit-stand desks. This is quite an exciting development in the war against sitting that has been waged in the media lately. I have long imagined a world where people had a choice to sit or […]