DIY Standing Desk and Treadmill Desk Guide

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up rite mobile sit stand desk

Up-Rite Mobile Sit-Stand Desk Review

A podium-style sit-stand desk like this offers a mobile standing desk option that can fit in any office or home.

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UpLift L-Shaped Standing Desk Review

UpLift offers three lines of L-desks and all are built atop the Jiecang base, making it an economical choice for less expensive desktops.

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Humanscale Float Table Stand Up Desk Review

Humanscale Float Table Stand Up Desk Review

No plodding electric motors or crank handles – a counterbalance system gives the Float Table a seductively quiet and smooth adjustment.

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iMovR TopView Dual

iMovR TopView Dual Monitor Arm Review

While the TopView Dual excels when it comes to independently adjusting large monitors, its appeal is rounded out by other great features.

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iMovR Monitor Arms

iMovR Monitor Arms

iMovR is well ahead of the game when it comes to fine-tuning the ergonomic setup of a given workstation, something we cannot say for most of the competition.

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iMovR TopView Max monitor arm

iMovR TopView Max Single Monitor Arm Review

iMovR’s TopView Max Monitor Arm stands out from the crowd of monitor mounts thanks to an incredible 42-lb weight capacity.

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iMovR Lander

iMovR Lander Standing Desk Review

iMovR built this desk with a simple aim: Eliminate the top hesitation people have about switching to a standing desk, the hassle of assembly.

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Humanscale M8 Monitor Arm

Humanscale M8.1 Monitor Arm Review

Humanscale's M8 monitor arm offers the same features as the M2 monitor arm, and expands on its capabilities with the ability to support 40 lbs.

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Ergonofis Sway solid wood standing desk

Ergonofis Sway Solid Wood Standing Desk Review

The Ergonofis Sway solid wood standing desk is a high-quality piece of furniture for a classy and ergonomic office. It is also the only option for a solid wood standing desk that is made in Canada. So, if that is what you are looking for, you're in luck.

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treadmill desk

Office Fitness Gear Promo Codes

Buying a standing desk, monitor arm or another piece of office fitness gear? Check our list to see if there's a promo code before your make your purchase.

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iMovR Lander U-Shaped Standing Desk in Obsidian Oak

iMovR Lander U-Shaped Standing Desk Review

The iMovR Lander U-Shaped Standing Desk changes the game as a full-surface height-adjustable U-desk available to individuals.

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iMovR Compass

iMovR Compass Single-Display Monitor Arm Review

Along with stylish looks and excellent quality, the iMovR Compass Single Monitor Arm ranks at the top on several vital monitor arm performance specs.

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imovr zipview dual monitor arm

iMovR ZipView Dual-Display Monitor Arm Review

Our top value pick for mounting dual monitors on standing desk converters, as long as your monitors weigh 17.6 lbs or less.

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iMovR Tempo Heavy-Duty Single Monitor Arm review

iMovR Tempo Heavy-Duty Single Monitor Arm Review

The iMovR Tempo Heavy-Duty monitor arm is well-made, easy-to-install, and operates with a smooth and silent gas-assisted lift mechanism.

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imovr zipview monitor arm for standing desk converter reviews

iMovR ZipView Single-Display Monitor Arm Review

Uncommonly robust features and high quality construction for a monitor arm in this price range, with a 10-year warranty to match.

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Lander U-shaped standing desk iMovR reviews

iMovR Reviews

iMovR has been the innovation leader in premium-quality, American-made active office workstations since 2014, known for its immense array of manufactured-on-demand standing desks, treadmill desks, and full range of ergonomic accessories.

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sit stand l-desk reviews

iMovR Lander L-Shaped Standing Desk Review

iMovR's Lander is already the very pinnacle of state-of-the-art in standing desks. Now this new Lander L-shaped standing desk has redefined the category

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iMovR ZipView Unison Dual Monitor Arm Review

The ZipView Unison Dual Monitor Arm provides a unique feature (both monitors moving in unison) without any huge drawbacks.

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iMovR Trace Dual

Ergotron Trace Dual Monitor Arm Review

The long-awaited Ergotron Trace Dual is the ultimate solution for a problem that’s been vexing adjustable height workstation users with monitors arms for years.

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iMovR Ensign's Desk

iMovR Ensign’s Standing Desk Review

Perfected ergonomics and designer furniture panache combined? The iMovR Ensign's Standing Desk brings it all together like no other we’ve seen.

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iMovR Compass Dual

iMovR Compass Dual Monitor Arm Review

Along with stylish looks and excellent quality, the iMovR Compass Dual Monitor Arm ranks at the top on several vital monitor arm performance specs.

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imovr emma triple monitor arm electric

iMovR EMMA Electric Monitor Arm Review

The most capable monitor arm ever created, the Emma can lift up to six displays or 150 lbs of VESA-mounted gear.

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iMovR Captain's Desk

iMovR Captain’s Standing Desk Review

If you’re tired of the typical “two legs and a slab of wood” standing desk design, the iMovR Captain’s Desk is a breath of fresh air.

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iMovR Trace

Ergotron Trace Single-Display Monitor Arm Review

The long-awaited Ergotron Trace is the ultimate solution for a problem that’s been vexing adjustable height workstation users with monitors arms for years.

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iMovR Lander Lite standing desk

The Top-Rated Standing Desks

By far the most populous category of sit-to-stand products, electric standing desks are powered by precision, linear motor drives and easily change in height with the press of a button.

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iMovR Tempo Light Single Monitor Arm Review

The iMovR Tempo Light Single Monitor Arm is a high-quality product that provides ample ergonomic adjustability for the vast majority of users.

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iMovR Tempo Dual LCD Monitor Arm Review

The Tempo dual LCD monitor arm is one of the best, most versatile dual-mounting solutions available for standing desk users.

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Ergotron Desk Monitor Arm

Ergotron LX Monitor Arm Review

The Ergotron LX is rigid enough to keep your monitors still during even the most intense walking treadmill sessions.

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ZipDesk best compact standing desk

Best Compact Standing Desk Reviews

While 95% of standing desks sold are 30 inches deep there are times when that's just too big for your available space.

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ergotron hx dual monitor arm

Ergotron HX Desk Dual Monitor Arm Review

The Ergotron HX Desk Dual Monitor Arm provides a solid and easily adjustable option for attaching multiple monitors to a standing desk.

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Stand Steady Techtonic Standing Desk Converter

Stand Steady Techtonic Standing Desk Converter Review

Large standing desk converter that can hold 2-3 monitors while providing a good amount of work surface. But be careful of compatibility issues with monitor size, shaky surface while working, and possible wobbly monitors.

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Heavy duty reinforcement plate for large monitor arms

iMovR Under-Desk Steel Reinforcement Plate Review

1/4-inch thick steel plate that mounts underneath the desktop to prevent flexing and breakage when edge-clamping a heavy monitor arm setup.

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iMovR TRACE monitor arm

Ergonomists Rate The Best Monitor Arms

Is a monitor arm necessary? If you're planning to both sit and stand at a desk the answer is an unequivocal YES. We help you find the best one.

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Ergotron reviews

Ergotron Reviews

Ergotron has been around as long as the ergonomic monitor industry has been around and is a key player in its development.

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uplift laminate colors

UpliftDesk Tabletops For Standing Desks

The Uplift standalone tabletops offer quite a wide variety of desk top options in size, color, and material for a replacement or DIY standing desk project.

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Humanscale eFloat one single leg standing desk

Humanscale eFloat One Standing Desk Review

Single leg standing desk that can fit in compact areas, allowing you to sit or stand while working. Bamboo tabletop and white legs.

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humanscale float mini single leg standing desk

Humanscale Float Mini Standing Desk Review

Tiny standing desk that can fit almost anywhere you need to work, sitting or standing. Bamboo tabletop and white legs.

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Overall Best Sit-Stand Meeting Tables

Standing desks may have led the charge, but standing-height and sit-to-stand conference tables are following suit. Standing meetings are in.

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movemate balance board

Movemate Balance Board Review

Baltic birch balance board for ergonomic movement while using a standing desk.

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ewin flash xl series ergonomic computer gaming office chair

E-WIN Flash XL Ergonomic Computer Gaming Office Chair Review

Ergonomic computer gaming office chair with a variety of color options, adjustable height, and support cushions for back and head.

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