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Desk for Success: How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2021

Once someone gets on a treadmill desk, they generally find it far easier to keep their exercise plan in place. Instead of taking time to drive to a gym, the average treadmill desker strolls over to a home or office workstation, and presses a button. Treadmill desking also keys in…

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The Next Revolution in Office Fitness: Sit-Stand Conference Tables

There's another new trend in corporate America that is dovetailing with the new interest in height-adjustable conference tables, and that's the "daily scrum" meeting. Most popular within technology companies, but finding widespread adoption across many industries now, these meeti…

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Sit-to-Stand Tables Finding a New Home… in the Home

Will this new trend take off? We don't know, but then the idea of bringing a treadmill desk into a bedroom or living room didn't exist not too long ago either, and now hundreds of thousands of people have done exactly that.

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How to Keep Your Feet Happy while Using a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk

Walking at 1-2 mph in the office might seem like a casual enough process, but treadmill desk users need to think of their feet the way professional runners do if they want hours of comfortable walking. The best strategy for staving off foot fatigue is to invest in a new pair of w…

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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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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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Cable Tangle

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

Relax, a swarm of snakes has not spontaneously decided to attack your desk. Nor has a forest of exceptionally flexible bamboo sprung up around its legs – no, fellow deskers, what you’re seeing is a workstation in dire need of some cable management.

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

Anthropometry and Ergonomics: Why Should You Care?

ased on our regular encounters with occupational ergonomists and ergonomic product designers, it’s fair to say that many, if not most, of those working in the field today did not receive any formal training on the vast differences between working at a keyboard in a seated versus …

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Treadmill desk liability issues

What Legal Departments Need to Know About Treadmill Desks

The fact is that treadmill desks are generally operated at a range of 1.0 to 2.0 mph, slower than one walks down the hallway to the legal library. Officially, “typical walking speed” is defined as 3.1 mph, but bona fide office treadmill bases have a top speed of 2.5 mph or less, …

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Office Treadmill Lubrication

How to Lubricate A Treadmill

Does your treadmill belt hesitate a little bit with every step? Is the belt making more noise than it did when the treadmill was new? If you're experiencing these symptoms your treadmill is most assuredly overdue for lubrication.

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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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WorkWhileWalking and WorkWhileStanding 2.0

Welcome to WorkWhileWalking & WorkWhileStanding 2.0

We're proud to announce the launch of our new website, now combining both WorkWhileWalking and WorkWhileStanding. Over the past two years since our last revamp we've received countless helpful suggestions from our readers. You wanted a simple, intuitive way to navigate through th…

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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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