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 – just do a quick google search and you’ll find all kinds of news articles, blog posts, videos, etc promoting various brands and solutions. And while these products are becoming more mainstream, we do still see a lot of skepticism about whether these new products are safe, stable, and worth the investment. I am a strong believer in the staying power of height adjustable desks, and I highly recommend considering a treadmill desk. I can offer my experience of having one for a year, and how its staying power for me has not been a gimmick. [ Read more ]

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Finding the Right Headrest For You!

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When it comes to ergonomic chairs, it seems like most of the focus is on your torso, back, and arms. Indeed, of the five adjustments that are absolute requirements for a chair to be considered ergonomic, two pertain to the seat (seat height and depth), two pertain to the back (lumbar support and tilt), and the last [...]

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Ikea Bekant Standing Desk Delay? UpLift to the Rescue!

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Looking to get your hands on the new Ikea Bekant standing desk?  You may have to wait longer than expected. It appears that shipping times are being extended to an undisclosed date. I called their main line to see if I could get a more accurate ship time, but after being on hold for 45 [...]

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Ikea Bekant Sit/Stand Desk Review

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With Ikea experiencing a three-month delay on Bekant, this will be a review of the features offered on Ikea’s new electric sit/stand desk in comparison with the UpLift 900, our similarly priced and best-selling adjustable height desk. It’s become increasingly clear that calling standing desks a “fad” is as short-sighted as the people in the [...]

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Another Satisfied Customer! An Uplift 900 Review

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We get a lot of happy customers here at The Human Solution, and it’s easy to see why. When people hear my melodious voice on the phone, they are assured they are being helped by someone who is not only ridiculously smart and good looking, but also extremely knowledgeable about the world of ergonomic desks. [...]

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Best Ergonomic Mice for Creatives: The Big Picture

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I’ve felt like there was a bit of a gap between standard mice and their ergonomic kin with regards to creatives, like designers, illustrators, and photographers. I didn’t think they had the functionality required to handle the software we use for our professions and hobbies. So today, I am going to throw a little light [...]

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Stand in Style with an UpLift Solid Wood Desk

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We have a long list of reasons why our UpLift Desks are #1, including the huge array of desktop options available to allow you to personalize your desk. If you’d like something truly beautiful and unique, you can opt for one of our solid wood desks. They’re available in a wide range of wood types, [...]

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Meet the New UpLift Keypad, Now with One-Touch Presets!

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We’re constantly looking to improve the design of our nearly perfect UpLift 900 series height-adjustable desks, and one of the requests we have heard most often was for a keypad that didn’t require holding down the button to get the desk to one of your four preset memory heights. Well, ask and you shall receive! [...]

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Ergonomic Chairs: Simplified

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There are so many chairs out there with “ergonomic” in their names. One chair may have a list of adjustments that fills a page, and the other may look the same, but only have a few adjustments. But what really makes a chair ergonomic? To improve the designers’ abilities to meet the needs of the [...]

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