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The first thing people typically ask me about any standing desk is its price. They’ve all heard about the fancy $3,000 “smart” standing desk and the $22 IKEA hack, but good information about the vast majority of standing desks that fall between those extremes can be hard to come by. Most folks seem interested in […]
A standing mat, sometimes called an “anti-fatigue” mat, is the first accessory you should get for your standing desk. This essential accessory lets you stand comfortably much longer than you’d be able to on a bare floor or on office carpeting. Throughout the months of May and June 2016, we evaluated five of the best-regarded […]
Did Da Vinci Really Use a Standing Desk? Probably Not. But Plenty of Other Famous People Did and Do. You know that thing where a plausible-sounding but demonstrably false idea takes on a life of its own and becomes conventional wisdom? It would appear that this phenomenon is afflicting the lore around famous standing-desk users. […]
A free-standing, electrically height adjustable desk is arguably the best solution to your sitting problem. These kinds of desks both work well and look good. As recently as just a couple of years ago, you had to pay at least $1,000 for a high-quality electric standing desk. Now there are many affordable standing desks available for […]
The Elements of Personal Workplace Wellness
Our long-term goal at Well9to5 is to help you achieve true high-level wellness at work. Right now we're focused on standing desks and related "active office" gear, but we also pay attention to ergonomics, "office fitness," and personal wellness.
Keep your body and your gear in harmony. Ergonomic self-care practices keep you comfortable, healthy, and productive at your desk.
You can't exercise your way out of sitting disease. But adding non-exercise movement to your day and doing exercises that counter desk-work patterns can help keep you fit and healthy in the office.