Posts Tagged ‘Active Office’

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VARIChair: The Perfect Companion for Your Sit-Stand Desk

For many people, the “stand” half of a sit-stand desk can be a little scary at first, but once you do it, many find it is a game-changer for your health, mood, and productivity. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that you shouldn’t be standing all day. Studies actually show that you should […]
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Why Sit When You Can Stand?: The Overall Benefits of Standing Desks

What is one thing you love about working in your office? How about one thing you hate? If you answered sitting all day at your computer for the second question, we feel you. Studies show that too much sitting can have adverse affects on your overall health. That back pain, the aches you feel when […]
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Pro Series vs. Compact Series: Finding A Sit-Stand Desk in Your Comfort Zone

Questioning the Move When it comes to upgrading to a sit-stand desk, you have a lot of questions: “Will it fit in my workspace?” “Will it hold my monitor setup?” “Do I need a brand new desk?” “Now that I’m standing, should I tell my coworker his bald spot is getting bigger?” The short answers […]

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 […]

Frequently Asked Friday: Part 2

Buying a standing desk can be a big decision that requires a good bit of research. At VARIDESK, we get a lot of questions about our desks, accessories, health benefits, and more. To help you out during your research process, we’ve created Frequently Asked Friday, a series created to answer common questions surrounding VARIDESK, standing while you […]

Essential Benefits of Walking Meetings

Walking meetings are a breath of fresh air for employers and employees for a number of reasons. They contribute to a stronger mind and body balance, and they help prevent people from maintaining their sedentary lifestyle. If you’re looking to change the way you work, become less sedentary, and create a more active office, here […]

Convincing Your Boss

While you may love your job or office, you might also feel like you’re missing something – a standing desk. When the days are long and the movement is sparse, sitting can begin to wear on you in more ways than one. While many companies have made the switch to a healthier, more active office […]

Invest in a Healthy Workplace

It’s always the perfect time to invest in your health and wellness. You can easily make a more productive and healthy office with VARIDESK Standing Desks. Check out our infographic below and learn just how much better off your business will be when you incorporate standing in the workplace! Find out more about incorporating VARIDESK into […]
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Increasing Office Collaboration with Sit-Stand Desks

Scott Birnbaum, a vice president of Samsung Semiconductor, had a problem. Some of the best ideas and companies were created through chance meetings, however it had become easier to send an email than to actually go see a colleague. “The most creative ideas aren’t going to come while sitting in front of your monitor [1]”, […]
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The Top 5 Strategies for Relieving Back Pain

About 75 to 85 percent of all Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives[i]. To find relief, they turn to everything from natural remedies to spinal fusion surgery. We spoke with back pain sufferers and looked at the research to compile this list of some of the most effective strategies […]
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Get Dad Standing for Father’s Day

Every dad has a drawer full of forgotten Father’s Day gifts.  It is mostly full of brown paisley ties and neon green argyle socks that will (hopefully) never see the light of day. This year get your dad something that he will actually use; something that will help him get more done and feel better […]
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Why Your Posture Matters

If you’re sitting down right now, chances are you are slouched over in your chair reading this. Most of us don’t even notice it, but studies show that the vast majority of us are hurting ourselves daily through our bad posture. In fact, one study found that for 90% of Americans, their normal posture is […]
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Success with VARIDESK: Scott’s Story

This is the fourth in a series of interviews with actual customers whose lives were changed because of their standing desk from VARIDESK. Scott G. is a man of few words, but he means what he says and he says what he means. He wanted a standing desk so badly that he resorted to constructing one […]
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Success with VARIDESK: Debby and Melinda’s Story

This week in our Success with VARIDESK series, we sat down with two of Mississippi’s most enthusiastic VARIDESK owners. Debby and Melinda, a CPA and 401(k) administrator at T.E. Lott & Co. in Columbus, Mississippi, are fairly new to the standing desk world, but are already some of VARIDESK’s most passionate customers. Here’s their story. Tell us a […]
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Guest Blog: Dane Rauschenberg on Jim Fixx and Heart Month

Dane Rauschenberg, marathoner extraordinaire, is guest blogging with VARIDESK. Dane is an extreme runner, speaker, author and is world-renowned for completing 52 marathons in 52 weeks. His first book, See Dane Run, was a hit for both runners and non-runners alike. He believes that fitness shouldn’t just be viewed as a chore that keeps you […]
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Guest Blog: Meet Dane Rauschenberg

Dane Rauschenberg, marathoner extraordinaire, is guest blogging with VARIDESK. Dane is an extreme runner, speaker and author and is world-renowned for completing 52 marathons in 52 weeks. His first book, See Dane Run, was a hit for both runners and non-runners alike. He believes that fitness shouldn’t just be viewed as a chore that keeps […]
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Office Workers Rejoice! The VARIDESK 2015 Standing Desk Gift Guide is Here

The holiday season is officially upon us, and there’s no better place to spread cheer than the office. After all, the average American spends 90,000 hours at work in their lifetime, and a considerable amount of that time can be spent firmly attached to a chair. This holiday season, why not treat the office workers […]
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Why More Companies Are Using Standing Desks

Large and reputable businesses such as AOL, Google, GlaxoSmithKline, Twitter, and Facebook have incorporated standing desks into their office spaces. All of them cite employee wellness as the reason behind this decision, but what exactly does that mean? Standing Desks Help Employees Stay Energetic Beyond the health benefits of standing desks, there are other tangible […]
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Sedentary Lifestyles: Understanding the Risks and How Sit/Stand Desks Can Help

A lack of physical activity is potentially a major cause of preventable death worldwide[i]. That’s a heavy statement, and it needs to be clarified. The new normal in the developed world is that we are now living longer, getting richer and receiving better healthcare than ever before, but one of the biggest risks we still […]

Stand Up Against Breast Cancer

The case for using a standing desk while working in conjunction with an active lifestyle is becoming more compelling as research proves once again that women leading a sedentary lifestyle, including too much sitting during work hours, face a higher risk of breast and endometrial cancer. In a recent study, researchers from Germany found a […]