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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your First Treadmill Desk

We’ve helped thousands of users get their first treadmill desk—and for that matter, over a million site visitors have read our reviews and advice—so we tapped our staff experts for their favorite tips to new users for the optimal treadmill desking experience, and collected them a…

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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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Five Strategies to Extend Your Standing Desk Time

Many people hear or read about the concept of a standing desk and are instantly sold on the idea, often purchasing one on the very same day. No one can fault them for wanting to ditch the chair as soon as humanly possible. But what we often find is that even people who've been wo…

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Cable Tangle

Taming of the Snarl: A Primer on Cable Management for Standing Desks

Cable spaghetti can be a nightmare for standing and walking workers. Follow these tips to straighten up the cables at your workstation.

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

While some purchasing agents consider ANSI-BIFMA compliance a minimally-required check-off item on their punch list for buying desks for their organizations, in our experience it's a starting point, not a conclusion. Be sure to read reviews or, better yet, do your own testing, to…

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Preventing Varicose Veins For Standing Desk Users

Varicose veins are among the most persistent bugbears of standing workers - something that every treadmill desker becomes the moment the belt stops moving. Most readers will recognize the term, and many have probably heard it before in relation to prolonged standing; however, fe…

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Varidesk Pro Desk

4 Times When a Standing Desk is Not a Standing Desk

We've also noticed a problematic, bordering on lazy, trend of using the words "desk" and "table" interchangeably. A desk is properly a workstation for one individual, while a table is something for multiple people to use.

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