Stand Up Desk

 
 
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Product Roundup: Cube Plus™ 40 & 48, ProDesk™ 48 & Laptop 30™

Whether you’re a standing desk pro or considering a new way to work for the first time, VARIDESK® has many different options and standing desk solutions. Today, we’re spotlighting a few of our newest products so you can choose your next VARIDESK with confidence. Cube Plus™ 40 and 48   The cubicle was designed to […]
 
 
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Josh Decker Testimonial: Overcoming Back Surgery

Josh Decker, Director of Membership Sales at Airmed, came to us after he herniated and ultimately ruptured a disc in his lower back. After two epidural blocks and a surgery in April 2016 to remove a crushed sciatic nerve, he was feeling better but still struggled to work as comfortably as he did before the […]
 
 
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Change of Seasons and Scenery: Overhaul Your Office Before Summer Ends

With changing leaves, kids changing grades and some fiscal years coming to a close, the end of August is the perfect time to overhaul your office and make some organizational changes of your own! If you need a little help with where to start organizing your office or workspace, don’t worry – we’ve listed our […]
 
 
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Guest Blog: Ashley Welton on Deciding to Stand

 Ashley Welton is a Hawaii based writer that is guest blogging with VARIDESK.  It came on slowly. I thought the sore back, tight hips and tired mind were an unavoidable byproduct of being a writer and, therefore, beholden to my desk—little did I know my desk was my problem and that VARIDESK would solve it. I […]
 
 
Simplify Your Life Week

Simplify Your Life Week

Did you know the first week of August is national ‘Simplify Your Life Week?’ In honor of the holiday, we’ve outlined five easy steps to help you simplify your life so you can ditch the distractions and start maximizing productivity! Step 1 – Declutter It sounds so strikingly simple, but it makes a big difference; […]
 
 
10 Tips for Staying Healthy at the Office This Summer

10 Tips for Staying Healthy at the Office This Summer

With the arrival of summer, schedules are packed with pool parties, backyard barbecues and beach trips leaving less time to hit the gym. If you’re looking to stay trim despite a hectic schedule, you’ll love our list of the top ten ways to stay fit at the office. Tip 1 – Banish excess fat, sugar […]
 
 
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Rise & Grind: Daymond John Visits the VARIDESK Office

Daymond John’s motto in life and business? Rise and grind. Last month, the VARIDESK team welcomed Blueprint + co. founder, Shark Tank personality, serial entrepreneur and VARIDESK customer, Daymond John, to VARIDESK headquarters in Coppell, Texas. Daymond sat down with VARIDESK CEO, Jason McCann, and gave the team business advice, discussed what he’s learned over […]
 
 
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The Exec Series: A Huge Set Up in Sit Stand Desks

Small Problem There’s a certain segment of the population that is more prone to experiencing back pain than most: tall people, especially those over 6 feet. When it comes to chairs, car seats, desks, planes and even beds, everything seems to come up a little short, leading to compressed backs and spines. Big Solution That’s […]
 
 
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VARIDESK Instagram Contest: Deck the Desks

It’s time to Deck the Desks! Win a FREE Pro Plus for your home/office, or give it to a friend! Enter this year’s Deck the Desks Instagram photo contest. All you have to do is decorate your (or a friend’s) VARIDESK workstation in holiday trappings. Entering is easy: Follow @standwithvaridesk on Instagram Share a photo […]
 
 
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Stand Up Australia – What You Need to Know

60 Minutes Australia: Stand Up Australia In this recent 60 Minutes Australia program, Michael Usher takes us from Melbourne, to D.C., to Silicon Valley and back following people affected by something we often do for more hours a day than we spend sleeping: sitting. According to research revealed in the program, we spend about 9.4 hours per day […]
 
 
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National Yoga Month: Forward Fold

For our next yoga stretch, you’ll need your desk chair. This is a modification of the forward fold pose. Begin by sitting in your chair with your feet planted wider than hip-distance apart. Inhale to a straight spine. As you exhale, tip forward from the hips. Allow your head to hang between your knees as your neck […]
 
 
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Fitness at Your Sit-Stand Desk: Some Affordable Accessories

In theory, I like the idea of the treadmill desk. In reality, I can’t afford one. Also,  I occasionally want the option to sit down, I want more flexibility to rearrange my work station every now and then, and… did I mention I can’t afford it? Anyway, for those of us who like to sneak […]
 
 
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Article Roundup – Fitness Edition: stand up desk exercises, foam rollers and zombies!

Our article roundup this week focuses on fitness. It might make you feel better to read this while jogging in place … or at least while using your stand up desk. If you love MyFitnessPal or can’t live without your FitBit, you might be interested in this story from NPR. Fitness apps and self-monitoring devices […]
 
 
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Hot Topics: The Stand Up Desk, Sitting Disease, and Health in the Modern Office

It’s hard to keep up with all that’s being written lately about stand up desks, sitting disease, and making the modern workplace healthier. So here’s a brief roundup of some good reads that we highly recommend. Sitting disease is so 2013. All the kewl kidz now have “Silicon Valley Syndrome”.  According to a study conducted […]
 
 
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A Standing Desk is Just One Way to Break Your Unhealthy Habits

When it comes to unhealthy habits, it’s pretty hard to think of any that are as bad as smoking. But just because you don’t light up on a regular basis doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. This Yahoo News article highlights 6 common unhealthy habits and how you can change them. As you can imagine, […]
 
 
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Burn More Calories Using Your Sit/Stand Desk … and the VARIDESK app!

Okay, let’s talk calories. As in: “how many more calories am I really burning by standing instead of sitting?” Those who haven’t decided whether to make the switch to a sit/stand desk and those who refer to sit/stand desks as a “trend” often pose this question with a decidedly skeptical tone. So, next time you’re […]
 
 
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Article Features VARIDESK as Affordable Standing Desk Option

We came across a great article today discussing different standing desk options and were pleasantly surprised to see VARIDESK mentioned as an affordable standing desk option! In the article in mentions the Mayo Clinic study that shows standing increases blood flow which helps to burn more calories. It goes on to explain that was the […]
 
 
Detox Your Workday

Detox Your Workday with our standing up desk solution

“Detox” is a word I’m seeing a lot here at the beginning of the year. It makes sense – you need a clean slate to make room for all those healthy new habits, right? And, according to the lifestyle site Refinery29, your adjustable height desk can even be a part of a “workday detox”. The […]
 
 
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Start 2014 with Some Tips from a Stand Up Desk Pro

Happy 2014! We hope the New Year is treating you well and would love to hear how your “stand more” resolution is going so far. Are you hitting your goals, or hitting a wall? Don’t worry, getting used to your stand up desk can be challenging and we all have those “I’m sitting down and […]
 
 
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Feeling down? Try standing up against sitting disease!

We all know by now that too much sitting is bad for your ticker, your waistline, … oh, let’s face it, just about everything. But, if you’ve ever felt moody, irritable, and fatigued at the end of the workday (and who hasn’t?), you’ll be less than surprised to hear that excessive sitting also has negative […]