Getting Back to the Future of Video Games

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Here at The Human Solution we frequently talk about both the dangers of sitting for extended periods of time and the benefits of standing during work.  I stand about 25-30% of the day everyday at my UPLIFT Sit/Stand Workstation, and I feel better, healthier and more productive because of it.  But like many people who [...]

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How to Stay Ergonomic at SXSW

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Once a year, The Human Solution’s hometown of Austin, Texas turns into the massive traffic jam, open bar, TED Talk, and adult Disneyland known as South By Southwest. This year’s festival will be the biggest yet, as luminaries from the worlds of technology, journalism, music, film, TV, and gaming come together to show off the [...]

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Guide to Proper Ergonomic Posture with a Standing Desk

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Having the right tools for the job is important, but it’s only half the battle; you have to understand how to use those tools to reap the full benefit. Because we are the height-adjustable desk experts, our customers look to us for advice on positioning their desk so it’s in exactly the right place while [...]

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Interval Training with the UPLIFT Treadmill Desk

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As we continue to find new ways to fight obesity, interval training has come into vogue. The notion of doing short bursts of intense workouts is appealing to those who are strapped for time, but it can be a daunting notion to those who are trying to escape from a sedentary lifestyle. Fortunately, research from [...]

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Treadmill Desks: Not a Mistake!

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I’ll admit it – I’m something of a treadmill desk evangelist. When people come and visit us in our Austin showroom, my coworkers will frequently point to me as proof that the concept works.”He usually knocks out 5 miles a day at 2.2 miles an hour while working” is a commonly heard statistic (in reality [...]

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Even More Good News About Walking!

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You probably already know by now that regular light walking has huge benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes, slowing down age-related memory decline, improving digestion, boosting mood, and lowering blood pressure. As if all that weren’t enough, a recent Stanford study shows that walking at a moderate, comfortable pace of [...]

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Infographic: The Health Risks of Sitting All Day

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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.

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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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