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Four Things I've Learned Using A Standing Desk

I’ve been using a standing desk for a few months now and I love it. It makes me feel more productive, keeps me active and cost me next to nothing to set up. Still, I had some growing pains. If you’re thinking about setting up a standing desk, here’s what I learned so you don’t have to.

The Sit-Stand Cubby Workspace

Maybe you like to sit while you work, or you prefer to stand, or maybe you like the flexibility to do either, the way Jayson S does with this sit/stand workspace. It’s situated in a cubby with enough room to do both, as well as record some podcasts and space to spread out and get work done.

The Ultimate Guide To Improving Your Posture

Take a peek into almost any office. What do you see? Workers hunched over their computers. Look at your fellow commuters on the subway. How do they sit? Slumped over their smartphones. Survey the friends and loved ones around you. How do they stand and walk? Likely a little stooped over.

The Best Place To Sit For Every Kind Of Business Meeting [Infographic]

The business world can often feel like a game of musical chairs. This infographic from furniture website SeatsandStools explains the optimum seating position for a range of business situations: from job interviews to formal lunches.

Ask LH: How Can I Improve My Posture In The Workplace?

Dear Lifehacker, I work in a typical 9-to-five office job. I can tell my posture isn’t ideal and I catch myself slouching all the time. But when I try to consciously sit up straight, it quickly becomes uncomfortable and I slip right back to where I started within the hour. Do you have any beginner-friendly tips for easing myself into better posture habits?

Standing Is For Chumps: What To Look For In An Office Chair [Infographic]

We’re big fans of standing desks at Lifehacker. But not everyone agrees about their supposed health benefits. This infographic looks at various ways to improve posture and alleviate back pain while sitting in the office.

Standing Desks: How Sitting Is The New Smoking

Sitting, it’s becoming fashionable to note, is the “new smoking”. Sedentary behaviour dominates modern life, just as smoking did some decades ago. And the health risks posed by prolonged sitting are making it frowned upon, just as smoking is.

Build A Standing Desk That Converts To A Work Table

Standing desks have become an essential fixture in any home office, but they are also on the pricey side. If you’re on a tight budget, you can build a height-adjustable standing desk with basic materials from your local hardware store. Here’s how it’s done.

Five Best Standing Desk Floor Mats

Getting a great standing desk is only part of the battle. You do have to keep moving, of course, and standing while you work can be tough on your feet. That’s why most standing desk enthusiasts suggest an anti-fatigue mat for use with your desk. This week we’re looking at five of the best, based on your suggestions.

The Importance Of Good Posture Explained

We’ve covered a lot of great ways to help you adjust your posture; from fixing your chicken neck, to undoing your computer hunch. This video explains why developing your posture is so important for the rest of your body.

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