We’ve come a long way from the days of Pong and Donkey Kong. Not the awesome one with the tie. The original jerk who threw barrels at you while you tried to climb ladders. Nowadays, games have gotten more complex, and much, much more beautiful. Lately, I’ve sunk a ridiculous amount of time into Dark Souls 3. However, as much as I wish the opposite were true, I have not been able to turn gaming into a career. I will instead leave that to much more savvy folks like Level Cap Gaming.

We’ve had a video from Level Cap on the THS blog before. Last time, it was to show off a very impressive gaming rig that he had built using the UPLIFT Desk. You can read the original blog on his UPLIFT gaming setup here. It turns out that Level Cap liked the desk so much that he approached us about doing a full review, which can be viewed on his YouTube channel. The other video was so good that, of course, we were happy to oblige.

As we’ve said before, and in all likelihood we will say again, sitting for long periods of time is a horrible way to spend the day. Even if you don’t include the health effects, it’s just mind numbingly arduous. Standing up, even for just a few minutes, will help your circulation and, as mentioned in Level Cap’s latest review, can make you feel like you have more energy. In fact, I’ve been standing for pretty much the entirety of writing this. Having the ability to go from sitting to standing can be a godsend on days where I’ve got a lot to do and not nearly enough energy.

With all that said, if you’re one of those people that have been flirting with the idea of upgrading to a height adjustable desk, I highly recommend checking out Level Cap’s review. It’s pretty comprehensive, and the time lapse of the desk assembly is a really great demonstration of just how easy assembly is. If you’re one of those people who want to go from flirting to a more serious kind of thing, I recommend checking out The Human Solution for all of the available options and pricing. And if you have any other questions that aren’t answered by either the website or the video, feel free to give us a call. We’re more than happy to “lift” you up.


Red Dotting the “i” in QuickStand

For a little over 60 years now, the Red Dot Product Design Award has been helping consumers all over the world distinguish products with quality designs and engineering from products with, well, not those things. So when the Humanscale QuickStand Lite walked away with the award for the “Best of the Best” category, it warmed […]

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Get Connected Wire-Free!

That thing that just knocked over your coffee mug while you were mousing around at your computer? That’s a wire. A lot of outdated mice have them, and, in 1992, they were kind of necessary. However, through some technological sorcery, we as a species have found a few ways to make wires disappear. In fact, […]

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Guest Blog: UPLIFT Desk and Mulitmedia Production

My original media music workstation simply wasn’t productive as I needed it to be, the monitor was static and could not be moved and it was an ergonomic nightmare. So after a considerable amount of research for over a year, including looking at options I could build myself, I came across the Human Solution’s desk […]

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Guest Blog: Reaching New Heights (6′ 5″) with UPLIFT Desk!

Guest blogger John M has been a programmer for 19 years and recently upgraded to an adjustable height UPLIFT Desk. Check out his review below! My name is John M and I have been working as a computer programmer for the last 19 years. My job pretty much requires sitting at a desk and typing […]

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Humanscale Keyboard Tray Same Day Ship Models

One of the most popular ergonomic keyboards trays we sell are Humanscale keyboard trays. When we say popular, we don’t mean that they are a faddish or trendy- the reason these adjustable keyboard trays sell so well is their versatility and build-quality. Humanscale keyboards tray systems have a lead time of 5-7 business days for […]

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Ditch the Greeting Card

It’s that time of year again. Mother’s Day. The day you mother has been waiting for all year. You could run to the local pharmacy and grab a greeting card to sign your name to. No one would fault you. We’ve all done it. But mommy dearest probably has a drawer collection of those by […]

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Hey, Hey, it’s the Monterey!

It’s hard to be comfortable at work when your desk is basically just a heavy slab sitting in the middle of a small office or cubicle. You can’t stand up at it and sitting at it isn’t as much fun when you’re still using some dated old chair with no ergonomic features and probably a […]

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Keyboard Tray Solutions for a Desk That’s Giving You Lip

So you’re looking into getting an ergonomic keyboard tray setup for a decidedly non-ergonomic desk you already own, and you’re running into a problem. A problem you’re finding it difficult to find a solution for, or even how to describe. We’ve heard it numerous times, in different ways. Your desk has a front “lip.” It […]

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