Get Schooled on Ergonomics!

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Austin is a place known for many great things – good food, good music, good beer – but to me, it’ll always be the home of my beloved alma mater, the University of Texas. However, while I enjoyed my time at Forty Acres, one thing I know can always be improved for incoming Longhorns is [...]

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Take a Look at the UpLift Monitor Arm in All Its Glory

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I’d love to tell you about the UpLift Monitor Arm, and how it’s a highly adjustable, extremely versatile pneumatic monitor arm, available in both single and dual versions. I would especially love to point out the exceptional reach on the arm (27.5”), the easy fingertip adjustment for height and depth and the way the monitor [...]

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Free Desktop with Base Purchase for Austin Customers!

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Remember that Buzzfeed article called 34 Things Austinites Love, or did that only make the rounds of your Facebook feed if you’re in Austin? While there were some questionable statements on that list (The Robinsonian at Tyson’s is heads above Torchy’s and Tacodeli’s breakfast tacos, IMHO), there was one notable item left off: Austinites love [...]

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Introducing the Innovative Tablik Flexible Tablet Mount

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With tablets rapidly replacing desktop computers and laptops for recreational, and even occupational, computer and internet use, once again we find ourselves slipping into less ergonomic positions in the name of convenient technology. Much like laptops, tablets and iPads are inherently un-ergonomic – the location of the screen during regular tablet usage generally results in [...]

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Don’t Just Stand There – Move!

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If you really want to maximize the energy boost and calorie burn that come naturally with standing while you work, it’s a great idea to add a little movement to your routine. This is especially important if you prefer to stand for the majority of the day, as prolonged stationary standing can come with a [...]

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The Focal Locus Seat: Are We Sitting Wrong?

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Recently, the Human Solution had Martin Keen of Focal pay us a visit and demo some of their new office furniture. I was already familiar with the Locus Desk, a drafting table with a sleek design, and the Locus Sphere, a similar drafting table but with a unique cockpit-shaped front. But what really grabbed my [...]

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“Aer” on the Side of Comfort: Alternatives to Herman Miller Chairs

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  Herman Miller is a widely recognized brand – we get people inquiring about them regularly (especially the Aeron Chair). This is because this line of office chairs was one of the first to get in on ergonomics; the Aeron Chair still has name recognition that rivals the best in the business. While we respect [...]

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The UpLift Desk Converter: An Affordable Sit-Stand Solution

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  Here at The Human Solution, we understand that not everybody is able to purchase a complete sit-to-stand desk, whether because of budget constraints, or maybe an office won’t allow the replacement of current desks. So how do you get around this? Well if it’s money you are lacking, you could always rob old women [...]

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Putting Ergonomics on a Pedestal

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So let’s assume for a second that you are interested in ergonomics (not an unreasonable assumption, since you’re currently reading an ergonomics blog). And let’s also assume you’ve done your research and realize the long-term health and productivity benefits of ditching your old desk and upgrading to a sit-to-stand height-adjustable workstation. But here’s where our [...]

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