Over the last 70 years, as the majority of American jobs have moved out of the factory, off the farm, and into the office, the life of a worker has become more and more sedentary. We spend more time than ever sitting – sitting in the car, sitting on the couch, and, most of all, sitting 8-10 hours per day at work. Enter the standing desk. This invention has been taking the world by storm. But what is a standing desk? Do you really need one? And which one should you get? We’ve covered the topic extensively on our blog, so here’s a selection of our best posts, ones that will tell you everything you need to know before you make the leap into a newer, healthier world. [ Read more ]

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Enter to Win a Steelcase Gesture Chair!

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We love sharing the joys of ergonomics, and that includes giving away free stuff! Our latest contest gives you three chances to win a Steelcase Gesture chair. The Gesture is Steelcase’s newest offering, and is specifically designed to accommodate the various postures we use with mobile technology such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. The highly-adjustable [...]

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Do Treadmill Desks Increase Productivity?

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I’ve been working at an UpLift Treadmill Desk for about a year and a half now, and I’ve become used to the two questions that come up nearly every time a customer comes into our retail showroom and spots me casually strolling along at my workstation. “You walk and work at the same time? Doesn’t [...]

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Music Friday: Fun Fun Fun Fest

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Good news (and not just for people who like bad news): The Human Solution is on Spotify! Now you can follow along every week with our epic, legendary Music Fridays. Every Friday, we pick a theme and then take turns going around the office and playing music related to the theme (sometimes very, very, very [...]

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These (Notrax) Rugs Were Made For Walkin’

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Have you ever had this happen to you? First, let me apologize for bringing up such an embarrassing moment in your life. Secondly, allow me to introduce you to the Notrax 131 Dante Decalon Entrance Carpet Mat. You may be familiar with the anti-fatigue mats we’ve told you about in the past, and the best [...]

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As Green as It Gets: Introducing the UpLift 900 Reclaimed Wood Stand-Up Desk

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One thing that has always set the UpLift Desk apart from other height-adjustable desks is the option for a real wood desktop. Our gorgeous made-to-order harvested wood top UpLift desks are the top of the line when it comes to sit-stand desktops. Of course, the beauty of a real wood top comes at a premium, [...]

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Free Your Keyboard, Free Your Mind: Introducing The Kinesis Freestyle 2 Bluetooth Keyboard

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The Kinesis Freestyle 2 Keyboard has been an industry standard for ergonomic keyboarding solutions, and now – lucky for you – they have released the Kinesis Freestyle2 Blue Multichannel Bluetooth Keyboard version of this keyboard that offers additional freedom compatible with both  PC and Mac. So we now have an incredibly adjustable, separated keyboard that is available with [...]

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Custom Desk Spotlight – UpLift 950 L-Shaped Standing Desk in Pine!

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While our UpLift 950 Height-Adjustable L-Shaped Solid Wood Desks have always been amongst the most popular of our solid wood options, sometimes matching your existing office furniture calls for a bit of a personal touch. By using one of our ready-to-install UpLift 950 desk bases, a pair of Innovative EVO II Monitor Arms, and a bit [...]

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A Year Later, I Still Love My Treadmill Desk

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Some trendy products come and go, while others are popular because they have valuable functionality. Sometimes it’s hard to know what new thing is going to have staying power, and which items will end up collecting dust in your basement. We know that height adjustable desks and treadmill desks are very hot right now – [...]

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