Sitting all day is terrible for your health and standing all day poses risks too! Alternating between the two, with a sit-stand desk, is the best option! (Infographic via online.nursing.georgetown.edu, click on picture or scroll to the bottom of this post to see the full infographic!)

You know who spends a lot of time thinking about health? Nurses! Maybe that’s why the School of Nursing at Georgetown just published a fascinating blog post and infographic about the havok that inactivity can wreak on our bodies. [ Read more ]

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‘America’s Finest News Source’ Cites Research Urging Workers to Stand Up at Desk, Leave and Never Come Back

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Here at The Human Solution, we’ve seen countless studies and tried to spread the word about how important standing periodically at work is for your health and productivity. The Mayo Clinic particularly loves giving us scary numbers about how risky sitting all day is, even if you exercise regularly. Well, this time the Mayo Clinic’s [...]

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UPLIFT CPU Holders: Small Accessory, Big Difference.

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  The UPLIFT CPU Holder is a great little accessory to consider as you build a height adjustable workstation. When we change our office or workstation from a traditional desk to sit-stand, there are factors to consider as a part of the transition. Traditional desks sometimes have more drawer space, for instance, or when we [...]

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Stop By Our Booth At The 2015 SXSW Gaming Expo!

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Austin is a great place to be in the month of March. The weather starts to get warm, which is perfect for the annual SXSW festival that draws people from around the world to experience awesome music, film, and interactive events. Austin has become a hotbed for the gaming industry, and the 2015 Gaming Expo [...]

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Walking is Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

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I’m so, so glad I made the new year’s commitment to walk regularly at my treadmill desk. It has made such a difference in my energy level, mood, focus, and productivity, and I know I’m creating longer-term health benefits as well. I don’t know why I waited this long to start daily, consistent walking, but [...]

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Ergonomic Chair Review: Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG

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The Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG is a classic ergonomic chair, and one many people love. We find it’s a more comfortable alternative to the Herman Miller Aeron chair, and it has some great adjustments. From hardcore gamers to executive offices, this chair fits a lot of niche needs – mostly because it’s incredibly comfortable and offers [...]

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NBC’s ‘Allegiance’ Features UPLIFT Standing Desks

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Did you catch the premiere of NBC’s buzzy new spy drama Allegiance? If you did, you might have noticed the rad standing desks and monitor arms that are used by some of the characters on the show. Those are no ordinary office supplies; that’s the UPLIFT 900 Standing Desk and the UPLIFT Monitor Arm in [...]

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Your Brain on Treadmill Desks

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I’ve written before about the productivity benefits of treadmill desks with the hope of dispelling the idea that “you can’t get anything done on a treadmill desk.” Time and time again, however, I continue to hear that walking while working is best used for low-intensity tasks, such as phone calls and e-mails. I personally never bought [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Keyboard Trays

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Whether you use a height-adjustable desk or an older sitting-only desk, your ergonomic set-up isn’t complete without a keyboard tray. We’ve been working for years to spread the word about keyboard trays and explain why you need one, so here’s a round-up of our best blog posts that answer all your questions about the noble [...]

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