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Stand Up Desk or Walking Desk—Which is Healthier for You?

One of the most common questions we get at WorkWhileWalking is “How much better is it to use a treadmill desk than just using a standing desk?” Both standing desks and walking desks are enjoying an explosion in popularity, especially in corporate America and SOHO (small office…

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Does Standing at Work Lead to More Sitting at Home?

A simple tool to help prevent standing pains is with an anti-fatigue standing mat. These mats keep the muscles in your feet and legs engaged, preventing them from becoming stiff. A separate study of anti-fatigue mat performance by Texas A&M found that standing on a quality anti f…

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Tips for Taller Stand Up Desk and Treadmill Desk Users

All adjustable height desks will become less stable as they reach the last few inches of leg extension. This is just basic physics; the telescoping tubes have less and less overlap between them and so the desks become more susceptible to left-right shake (lateral stability) as th…

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iMovR Lander Standing Desk

iMovR Lander Standing Desk Review

In keeping with their reputation as the most innovative standing desk manufacturer, Seattle-based iMovR spent more than two years developing the Lander Desk. Their simple aim: to eliminate the #1 hesitation people have about switching to a standing desk, the hassle of assembling …

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iMovR Energize Stand Up Desk

iMovR Energize Standing Desk Review

The iMovR Freedom™ standing desk line shines by offering what, up to this point, has been missing on the market – a quality American-made option priced competitively with popular standing desks built on commodity Chinese-made bases. The Energize is a twin in nearly every way to i…

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iMovR Cascade Stand Up Desk

iMovR Cascade Standing Desk Review

The iMovR Freedom™ standing desk line is what the market has been waiting for – a quality American-made option that is priced competitively with popular standing desks built on commodity imported bases. The Cascade is identical in every other way to iMovR’s more conventionally-to…

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IKEA BEKANT Standing Desk Review

IKEA BEKANT Sit-Stand Desk Review

The IKEA Bekant desk underwhelms us. With a weak 150-lb lifting capacity, a surprisingly light frame, and only one desktop size available, this desk comes in at the low end of electrically adjustable sit/stand desks.

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Eureka i1 Standing Desk Review

Testing the Eureka standing desk was a highly contrasting experience. You get a lot of desk for the money, with reliable components and sufficient tech features to make it believable that it will last at least as long as its five year warranty.

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Multitable ModTable Crank Height Adjustable Desk Silver Maple

ModTable ‘Mod-E’ Powered Stand Up Desk Review

MultiTable is the long-time producer of the ModTable, a popular crank (manual) height-adjustable desk. See our earlier review of the ModTable crank adjustable height desk, which received good reviews from Amazon buyers and WorkWhileWalking testers alike for a long time. Newer mod…

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Eureka Standing Desk Reviews

Eureka is a top producer of standing desks, standing desk converters, gaming desks, and accessories. We’ve already reviewed 3 of their standing desks and 6 of their standing desk converters in detail; this page is a round-up of all our Eureka standing desk reviews.

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autonomous smartdesk first class standing desk

Autonomous SmartDesk First Class Review

So how well does the First Class moniker apply to the new $498 Autonomous SmartDesk model? It doesn't, not even by domestic standards. It's more like Premium Economy—a little extra legroom, priority boarding and some free snackage. As, quite frankly, its price would imply.

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Varidesk Pro Desk

VariDesk Pro Desk 54 Adjustable-Height Desk Review

Varidesk has called their standing desk converters "standing desks" for years, so when their new Pro Desk hit the scene, we did not expect it to be—well—a desk. The Pro Desk features Varidesk's signature height adjustment mechanism, but stands on its own four legs. Although the P…

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iMovR Elite Standing Desk Review

Not only is the Elite a top of the line desk for a one-man walkstation, it’s also our first choice for shared “hotdesk” style treadmill desks. Incredibly quiet motors ensure that frequent desk adjustments won’t bother coworkers. Some desks (lookin’ at you, Mod-E) sound a bit like…

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crank operated omega denali standing desk workstation

iMovR Omega Denali Standing Desk Review

The next evolution of the stand up desk, the Omega brings to the table the integrated, infinitely-adjustable SteadyType keyboard platform to provide better ergonomic wrist angles than any keyboard tray to date. Paired with an affordable crank base, and fortified with iMovR's 3D l…

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iMovR Ellure Stand Up Desk

iMovR ThermoDesk Ellure Stand Up Desk Review

In our review of iMovR’s ThermoDesk Elemental Stand Up Desk, we praised the quick response-time of the crank-operated base and the sleek, super-durable 3D-laminated tops. The unique sculpting of the tabletop – with its rounded corners and sloped edges – hit home for value-minded …

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Stand Up Desk Omega Olympus with SteadyType Keyboard Tray

iMovR Olympus Adjustable-Height Stand Up Desk Review

When iMovR launched its new Omega desk line in 2014 with the Everest and Denali models, they had the top-end and bottom-end covered with a premium electric desk and manual crank desk, respectively. Now with the new Omega Olympus they've got what is likely to become their most pop…

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Stir Kinetic M1 Adjustable Height Smart Desk Review

Stir Kinetic M1 Stand Up Desk Review

From the makers of the Stir Kinetic Desk, one of the most expensive desks on the market, comes the Kinetic M1 – a sleeker, less-expensive desk with better ergonomics and the same 'smart' features. But aside from its bells and whistles, the M1 is a mediocre desk. And for its price…

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eureka e-60 sit stand desk

Eureka Ergonomic E-60 Standing Desk Review

If this 60" x 30" standing desk is the right size for you, and you don't mind the limited color schemes, this is a high quality option but highly overpriced.

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UpTown Adjustable Height Desk is a Great Value

iMovR ThermoDesk UpTown Adjustable Height Desk Review

iMovR's newest adjustable height desk entry in the mid-tier range, the Uptown is an impeccable marriage between cost and quality. With a digital programmable controller and an unprecedented array of customization options – including two table top thicknesses, five tabletop sizes,…

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