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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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European Companies Weighing Costs and Benefits of Standing Desk Workplaces

Look out U.S. businesses –according to this BBC news article, many European companies are considering making standing desks a standard workplace feature. In fact, according to the article, “Denmark has just made it mandatory for employers to offer their staff sit-stand desks.” For most of the businesses considering the change to standing desks, their main […]
 
 
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The Perfect Accessory for your Standing Desk – VARIDESK The Mat

It’s here! VARIDESK The Mat has arrived and it’s already a huge hit. The first thing everybody realizes once they start using a standing desk is how much better and more energized they feel. The second thing they realize is that they need an anti-fatigue mat now that they’re standing more often. Trust me, my […]
 
 
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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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Is Your Standing Desk a Tax Deduction?

It’s that magical time of year again! Well, maybe not so much magical as mandatory … of course, I’m talking about Tax Time. We all dread it and a lot of us procrastinate as long as possible, but time’s running out – April 15th is right around the corner. Reading that article reminded me that […]
 
 
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GeekBeat.tv Reviews VARIDESK in Their Standing Desk Roundup!

We’re ready for our close-up! VARIDESK made it’s GeekBeat.tv debut in this “Standing Desk Roundup”. We’re grateful for the positive review and happy to see so many orders coming in based on John and Cali’s feature. Please note that of all the great models they reviewed, VARIDESK is the only full-sized retrofit solution that lets […]
 
 
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TMCnet.com Recommends VARIDESK as an Affordable Standing Desk Option

Check it out! VARIDESK got some techie love from the folks over at TMCnet.com who were searching for an affordable standing desk option. In this article about how standing desks can benefit kids as well as adults, they recommended VARIDESK Pro as an affordable standing desk option. Cash-strapped college students, take note! Click on the […]
 
 
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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 […]
 
 
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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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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 […]
 
 
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The British Are Coming! … and They’re Joining the Standing Desk Revolution

When I began reading this BBC News Magazine article, at first I felt a little déjà vu because it started out a lot like our blog post from a couple weeks ago. I must say, I’m quite flattered that they read our humble blog (a blogger can dream!), but I’m also impressed that they took […]
 
 
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Students are Learning the Benefits of Standing Desks

Office employees aren’t the only ones going for gold in the Sitting Olympics, students really give them a run – a sit? – for their money. Endless hours spent reading, studying, and pretending to listen to lectures while tweeting will really rack up some lethal sitting time. So, we were glad to see this feature […]
 
 
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Business Mirror Features VARIDESK in Standing Desk Article

We’ve gone global y’all! The Philippines’ Business Mirror recently published this feature about the growing standing desk trend, and included VARIDESK in their product reviews. But, seriously, that’s not the only reason I like the article… no really! I also like the fact that it covers some of our “greatest hits” from this here humble […]
 
 
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Get Fit With These Stand Up Desk Exercises

I can’t lie, despite my love for my stand up desk, I’m really a pretty lazy creature at heart.  When it comes to exercising during the work day, I’m not likely to hit the gym or strap on running shoes and hit the streets. It’s just not going to happen. So, instead, I’ve found a […]
 
 
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Laptop Users – Yes, You Need a Stand Up Desk Too!

What could be a better combination than laptops and stand up desks? They go together like peanut butter and jelly, ham and cheese, bacon and eggs (or bacon and anything, really)  No separate keyboard or monitor to mess with, just plop that bad boy right there on top and you’re ready to go – it’s […]
 
 
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Kick App at your Standing Desk

So, let’s say you’ve got your new standing desk and you’re feeling all healthy and smart, and you’re looking around at your sedentary coworkers with the requisite amount of pity… and then you realize you’ve been sitting down for 3 hours straight, your back looks like a question mark and your brain feels like oatmeal. Standing […]
 
 
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Stand Up Desk Benefits – Boosting Employee Morale

You may be wondering how stand up desks could possibly affect company morale, but anything you do as an employer to show your employees that you care about their health and well-being can be a great morale booster. Healthy employees are happier employees who bring more energy and focus to the workplace. That kind of […]
 
 
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Our 10 Favorite Makeshift Standing Desks: Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

Before VARIDESK came along, you had to have a fat wallet or a huge office to consider any of the standing desk solutions on the market. Regular folks were looking for a way to combat sitting disease without catching broke disease – so they got creative. Not everyone looks at a weight machine or a […]
 
 
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Choosing a Stand Up Desk

Let’s be honest, VARIDESK serves the exact same purpose as every other stand up desk on the market. No matter which one you choose, you’ll reap the health and productivity benefits of standing more often during the workday. The big advantages to choosing VARIDESK over the others concern your bank account and, frankly, your sanity. […]