Amazon reviews

Why Amazon Reviews of Standing Desks and Ergonomic Products Can’t Be Trusted

A phenomenon that we observe with great regularity with regard to Amazon reviews of office fitness products specifically is that many of them are posted before the merchandise even arrives, or after the first day of using the product, and are highly optimistic about how the produ…

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How Brushless DC Motor Technology Is Bound To Entirely Disrupt the Standing Desk Industry

Given that more than 90% of the standing desks sold online today are built on Chinese-made, commodity-grade lifting bases, the introduction of inline brushless DC motor actuators has the potential to truly disrupt the market.

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What is ANSI/BIFMA and How Does it Relate to Standing Desks and Treadmill Desks?

While some consider ANSI-BIFMA compliance a check-off item on the punch list for buying a desk, in our experience it's only a starting point.

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How to Choose a Standing Desk Balance Board

Are standing desk balance boards good for you? Should you stand on one all day? We cover all of your standing desk balance board questions.

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Anti Collision Detection in Standing Desks

Anti-Collision and G-Force Detection in Standing Desks

Once a new and exotic feature on pricier models, anti-collision detection can now be found on even some of the less expensive standing desks on the market.

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The Net Effect of Covid, War, Inflation and Global Supply Chain Challenges On The Office Ergonomics Market

We asked industry CEOs how prices and selection in the office ergonomics market have been affected by the economic changes in recent years.

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The Hidden Ergonomic Risks of Poor Desk Lighting

Each of these new iMovR task lights provide enough illumination to eliminate eye strain and fatigue, to keep you productive and comfortable, while also providing great lighting for Zoom calls.

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Is it possible to lose weight using a treadmill desk?

How to Really Lose Weight with a Treadmill Desk

This is a question we get often at WorkWhileWalking, and the answer isn't as straightforward as "walk x miles a day and the pounds will melt right off."

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Migratory standing desk

Best Migratory Standing Desks

What makes a good migratory standing desk? It mostly comes down to assembly and disassembly, but personalization also comes into play.

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Desk for Success: How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2022

Once someone gets on a treadmill desk, they generally find it far easier to keep their exercise plan in place.

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Many ergonomists' business card graphics still depict incorrect arm positions for standing desk users

Standing desk anthropometry and Ergonomics: Why Should You Care?

Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.

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Top 9 Desk Stretches to Do at Your Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk

Develop proper posture during the day using this list of easy desk stretches demonstrated by Certified Physical Trainer and MPH Victoria Lyon.

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Our Top 11 Funniest Office Fitness Videos

If laughter is the best medicine then watching funny health motivation videos might be the very best therapy for breaking out of our sedentary habits.

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How Difficult Is It to Assemble a Standing Desk?

We break down which standing desks are easiest and most difficult to put together, along with how much time assembly could take.

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Which Has Greater Impact on Relieving Foot Pain for Standing Workers – Special Shoes or Standing Mats?

We get this question from employers looking for ways to reduce foot pain, absenteeism and medical costs for employees who stand on their feet all day.

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The Differences Between Ergonomics and Ergodynamics

Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.

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Top 9 Factors to Consider When Buying a Convertible Standing Desk

Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.

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What Is The Standard Desk Height?

What is the standard desk height and how do you find the right desk height for you? We have the answers for both standard and height adjustable desks.

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10 Ways To Improve Your Office Ergonomics

Now is the time to put effort into your workstation to make sure your office ergonomics are correct as possible to avoid problems.

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How to Clean, Sanitize and Disinfect Your Standing Desk Workstation in the Age of Coronavirus

How to Clean, Sanitize and Disinfect Your Desk in the Age of Coronavirus

Disinfecting is killing bacteria and viruses on a surface. While cleaning is simply removing any visible dirt or matter from a surface.

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How to Compare Warranties on Standing Desks

We break down what you need to know about with your standing desk warranty, and why you might not be as protected as you think.

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New Infographic Shows The Trouble with Sitting – and Standing

New Infographic Shows The Trouble with Sitting – and Standing

This Georgetown University School of Nursing infographic shows how both sitting and standing for prolonged periods can be hazardous to your health.

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Fully.com Acquired By Knoll in Unprecedented Nod to Immutable Trend Towards E-Commerce

What does the acquisition of Fully's $54M ecommerce office furniture business by $1.3B Knoll (NYSE:KNL) mean for the industry?

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How to Buy or Sell a Used Standing Desk

Getting rid of a standing desk is easy—if you want to let it go for free. But recapturing some of your original investment becomes a bit more challenging.

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Can Standing Desks Really Slow Down the Spread of the Coronavirus?

Smart employers are not waiting for that first coronavirus case to crop up in their offices before reacting to the situation.

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Do Treadmill Desk Weight Ratings Really Matter?

There are no industry standards for establishing the weight rating of a treadmill desk, so what's really behind the numbers, and are they real?

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How a Treadmill Desk Helped Me Win More Chess Games

Focus is a hard thing to measure. WorkWhileWalking's Ron Wiener conducts his own mini study by examining how a treadmill desk affected his chess game.

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Herman Miller

‘Big Furniture’ Rushes Standing Desks To Market for WFH

Behemoth companies, like Herman Miller, Steelcase, Knoll, et al, have all attempted to quickly pivot to capture the Work From Home (WFH) market.

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Considering a Low-Carb Diet? This May Be the Ideal Time to Start Using a Treadmill Desk

People on a low-carb diets who find themselves restricted from intensive exercise and use a treadmill desk to keep healthy and toned while they diet.

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Best Smoothie Recipe for Healthy Treadmill Desking

The WorkWhileWalking staffers tasty drink of choice for optimal health, since we're all into treadmill desking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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The Standing Desk and Treadmill Desk ‘Dead Pool’

It is with no great pleasure that after many years following this industry from its nascency we have seen enough companies go out of business.

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Employers: Do You Have Corporate Wellness Slush Fund Dollars to Use Up?

Many employers don't know it, but their health insurance carriers have free funds that employers can tap to make purchases of active desks.

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Merger & Acquisition Activity In The Ergonomic Office Furniture Industry

Ever since the pandemic merger and acquisition activity within the office furniture industry has reached a relative fever pitch.

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Scared Sitless Book Review

“Scared Sitless” promises on the cover that you will “work happier, lose weight, and live longer” with the information and advice offered in the book. The book largely fulfills these promises. The author refers to an impressive number of scientific research articles that show how…

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How Many Calories Can You Really Expect to Burn Using a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk

Mayo Clinic: How Many Calories Can You Really Expect to Burn Using a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk?

The question of exactly how many more calories you can burn using a treadmill desk hasn’t been thoroughly understood, until now.

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Empty offices in times of COVID 19

How COVID-19 Reshaped the Office Furniture Industry Overnight

Large furniture companies are largely shut out from selling millions of standing desks that are going to be shipped directly to employees' homes.

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WFH Ergonomics Survey From University of Cincinnati Is In, And The News Is Not Great

The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.

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What Employers Urgently Need to Know About Kitchen Table Ergonomics

With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.

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Legal Questions Around Standing Desks

Employers May Soon Be Legally Required to Provide Ergonomic Workstations to Workers

We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.

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37 Best Work from Home Gifts For Telecommuters Would Could Use Some Special Holiday Cheer

37 Best Work From Home Gifts For Telecommuters Who Could Use Some Special Holiday Cheer

Thoughtful WFH gifts that will offset the many trials of setting up a home office and embracing a telecommuting lifestyle in the pandemic era.

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Five Tips for Making Your Treadmill Desk More ‘Green’

What is the carbon footprint of your treadmill desk? We explore some power conservation tips for walking desk users to explore.

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Write-Walking: Notes from my Treadmill Desk

Typing while walking was no problem at all. Mouse-ing was more of a challenge. First, the mouse tends to waltz off the keyboard tray when I start typing. So I have to move it up to the desk when I’m not using it. Second, the cursor requires precise positioning on the screen which…

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How to Buy or Sell a Used Standing Desk Converter

How to Buy or Sell a Used Standing Desk Converter

Whether you're looking to buy or sell a pre-owned standing desk converter there are several things you need to know, and our experts are here to help.

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Treadmill desk liability issues

What Legal Departments Need to Know About Treadmill Desks

We often hear from employees of large corporations and government agencies that their legal dept put the kibosh on treadmill desks.

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How to Build a DIY Balance Board

DIY balance board project is a nice way to get a trial run of the new device and find out what to look for in a commercial product.

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The Faculty Treadmill

Our newest Water Cooler post comes via Summer McGee and the Chronicle of Higher Education. Read on for Summer's desking experiences.

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Get Up! by James Levine

“Get Up! Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It” by Dr. James Levine

Review of Dr. James Levine's new book, "Get Up!" which boils down his findings on sitting disease and the benefits of sitting less and moving more.

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Top 9 Articles on Treadmill Desks

Citing well-known celebrity treadmill desk users is one thing, but to be convinced many folks will want to read about credible organizations that have employed walking workstations, in they want to read about it in credible publications.

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Epigenetics and the Treadmill Desker

Ever wondered about the epigenetic effects of treadmill desking? Of course you have, come learn more about treadmill epigenetics.

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Objection! Attorney is Clearly Suffering from Sitting Disease

Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.

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