Standing Desks

Let’s take a stand against sitting down – and the clean living killjoys

Slouched up against a window, sore of back, desperate of loo, but trapped by two slumbering neighbours: the indignities of sitting on flights may soon be numbered.<p>A no-frills Colombian carrier has announced that it is exploring standing seats on its planes. With passengers strapped into what look …

Winston Churchill

11 Yoga Moves You Can Do at Your Desk

Go from desk sitting to desk stretching in just seconds with this quick yoga sequence.<p>We've heard it time and again: "sitting is the new smoking," so …

Yoga

The best standing desks for your home or office

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Fully/Business Insider</i><p><b>The Insider Pick:</b><p><b>The health benefits of sitting less during the day are too great to ignore, but with the number</b> …

Furniture

The Ultimate Desk Accessories to Boost Productivity

Does it matter what’s on your desk? A study published in Psychological Science indicates the answer is yes! The study reported associations with the …

Fidget Spinner

5 Lesser-Known Productivity Tips That Can Change Your Life Forever

Okay, okay. I get it – you want to get more done in less time.<p>So do I.<p>I’ve been blogging full-time for the last five years and I spend 10 hrs/day on …

Productivity

Fitness as Therapy

<i>In his new international best-selling memoir "My Lovely Wife In The Psych Ward," our buddy Mark Lukach shares how he managed one of the most</i> …

Mental Health

Grad Gift Guide: Digital Devices for Dorm Rooms

Say “congratulations” to the high school senior in your life with some clever technology to keep them company at college<p>We’re deep into graduation …

Amazon Echo

LifeSpan TR1200-DT7 Treadmill Desk Review: Because sitting is killing you

Even if you’re not as lazy as I am, you probably spend a lot of your time sitting down. Desk jobs may have spawned a whole industry of ergonomic …

Exercise

Zest Desk Review: A Portable Standing Desk for Hot Desking

Zest Desk Review: A Portable Standing Desk for Hot Desking Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhen I think of a great “standing desk” the last …

Furniture

Smart chair and desk to track your backside for employers

The office of the future features unconventional open spaces, ergonomic products, and — coming soon from furniture designer Herman Miller — smart chairs and desks that track your every movement and report back to your boss.<p>Introduced this week at the NeoCon commercial interiors show at the …

Furniture

DeskView Lightweight Standing Desk

Price: $230Opt for a workspace with a view when you have the DeskView Lightweight Standing Desk. Installing in literally just seconds, this desk lets …

Furniture

9 Stylish Sneakers You Can Sneak Into Your Business Casual Office

If you're lucky enough to punch your time card at one of America's great casual-friendly offices, you should take full advantage of its relaxed stance on office style. But if you're office's dress code doesn't call for sneakers, that still doesn't mean you can't wear them at work. Because not every …

Shoes

Desk job causing you pain or discomfort? 3 ergonomic office hacks to keep your body healthy at work

Working at a desk job? You may assume you are relatively safe from workplace injuries. It's true that illnesses and fatalities tend to be a bigger …

Personal Finance

Review: The F3 FlexiSpot Standing Desk

Earlier this year I reviewed the M2 35" standing desk from FlexiSpot right here on GeekDad. Well, FlexiSpot just released a new desk to their line of …

Furniture

6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing.<p>Article after article keep …

Productivity

Stan Stands Out From the Standing Desk Crowd - Design Milk

Standing desks tend to fall into two categories: large and expensive or cheap and makeshift (think: laptop sitting on top of a stack of books and …

Furniture

Move Over Standing Desks, The Kneeling Desk Is the Newest Office Trend

Good for your back and your productivity.<p>Back in 2015, when the standing desk craze was in full swing, you could likely glance around your office and spot a handful of converts sans chair. The elevated workspace promised everything from burning extra calories to curing back problems to even …

Furniture

Standing desks mean fewer sick days for this accounting business

<i>This is the third in a three-part sponsored series with Officeworks. The content is produced by Fairfax Media in commercial partnership with</i> …

The Workplace

5 Reasons Poppin’s New Desk Earns a Standing Ovation

Everybody — employees of vastly different workplaces from Facebook to the Federal Reserve Bank — knows that standing desks offer a range of health benefits. Research by the Mayo Clinic, for one, found that employees utilizing sit-stand desks were seated 91 minutes fewer per day, lowering their risk …

Furniture

The Standing Desk Our Editor-in-Chief Wants to Steal from Me

I don’t know how I’m going to transport this thing when I’m ready to bring it home, but I am definitely going to bring this desk home. It’s generally tough to find a desk that really fits your body and height perfectly. Plus, we've all heard the phrase, "sitting is the new smoking" and millions of …

Furniture

How harmful is too much sitting?

It’s time to step away from the computer and read this: According to one study, people who spend more than four hours a day in front of a screen have …

Health

Take a Stand: 12 Best Standing Desks

Because they say sitting is the new smoking.

Furniture

Industrial Modern 3-Drawer Desk

Say goodbye to your cheap knockdown IKEA desk, and replace it with this substantial piece of home office furniture from What We Make. It’s handbuilt …

Furniture

How Moving More at Work Will Change Your Life

Movement at work will change your life<p>Our bodies thrive with movement.<p>Imagine a world where you become healthier simply by going to work.<p>Overcoming …

Wellness

Links I Love

1. How <i>The Bachelor</i> contestants keep their hair looking Jojo-level good.<p>2. I use Instagram several times a day and <i>still</i> didn’t know several of these …

Love

Sponsor Post: How to Start Freelance Programming

This article originally ran on Hired's blog. For more posts like these, and great career insights, join Hired. I chose to run this article here …

Employment

London's Smallest Home is Gorgeous & Surprisingly Livable

In London, which has the dubious distinction of being one of the world's most expensive cities, two designers set out to transform what might be the …

Houses

Here's What People Are Buying On Amazon Right Now

Movers and Shakers is a list of products on Amazon that are currently rising in the ranking. This week: a standing desk, Harry Styles' debut album, and a portable nail lamp.<p>Posted on May 05, 2017, 14:41 GMT<p>Zoë Burnett / BuzzFeed<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed</b> …

Shopping

DeskView Standing Desk Instantly Converts Windows Into Workspace - Design Milk

Walk into any creative studio or office these days and chances are you’ll discover someone has decided to forgo the traditional desk for higher …

Furniture

10 ways to burn more calories at work

If you're doing your best to set aside time for physical activity either before work or after work, good for you — but finding time to exercise can …

Exercise