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(Counterintuitive) Tips to Run a Small Business

Michal Koziol | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Michal Koziol

Being an entrepreneur or business owner is, for a lot of people, choosing to work 80 hours a week for yourself to avoid that 40 hours you'd be working for someone else's corporation.

The Benefits and Considerations of Using a Standing Desk

Thomas B. Trafecanty | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Thomas B. Trafecanty

Once you've mastered standing at your new desk, you may want to consider treadmill or stationary bike desks that allow you to move slowly while working. Many standing desks are modifiable to work with these movement desks, too.

Experts Say Your Standing Desk Is Basically Useless

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living

It made sense at the time. If sitting for hours a day is linked to obesity, heart disease and early death, then surely standing or walking while worki...

Primal Foot: Standing on Flat Ground Is Worse Than Sitting

Alex Charfen | Posted 01.13.2017 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

Flat ground limits us to a single range of motion, compared to the natural variety of movements we should be accustomed to. This weakens our body and ignores how it has evolved to function optimally.

How To Set Your Desk Up For The Most Productive Workday Ever

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living

You may have your work routine down to a science, from where you prefer to grab some quiet space to the exact time you take a lunch break. But there's...

Standing A Little More Often May Lower Your Risk Of Obesity

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Don't sit down for this one. A new study published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings found that standing for at least one-quarter of the day coul...

8 Ways to Add a Standing Desk

Houzz | Posted 09.18.2016 | HuffPost Home

Switching things up from sitting to standing keeps the blood flowing and, according to studies, can help prevent illnesses such as Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Here's how to incorporate some standing room in your office space at home.

How To Make Your Own Standing Desk

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

Maybe your company doesn't have the resources to equip you with a fancy, high-tech standing desk, or perhaps your home office could use a little refur...

Try This Simple Stretch For Better Posture

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living

If your day job doesn't equip you with a standing desk, there are ways to combat the negative side effects of sitting all day long. In the video above...

Yep, Your Standing Desk Really Is Worth It

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Replacing sitting with either standing or walking for a couple of hours a day might do wonders for your health, according to a new study published in ...

Taking a Stand (Literally) for Health in Schools

Sadie Barr | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Sadie Barr

Not only do standing desks in classrooms improve health outcomes, they also improve academic performance. This is like a public health professional's dream! Why aren't these everywhere?

The LeanChair Lets You Sit, Stand And Work At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Technology

There are standing desks, treadmill desks and "breathing" desks, and now there is a leaning desk. You know you want one.

Alexander C. Kaufman

How This Standing Desk 'Breathes' | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business

“The tech needs to enhance our experience without overtaking our experience. It can’t interrupt us.”

I'm Still Standing -- Working Vertically

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Robbie Vorhaus

I finally got off my butt, gave away my office desk, and I'm now committed to standing. Sitting for work, everything I did blurred together. Standing...

Here's How Many Hours You Should Be Standing At Work, According To Experts

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - People who work desk-based jobs should aim to stand and do light activity for a total of four hour...

JP Labrosse: Former iPod Engineer's Newest Innovation & Future Vision

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.17.2016 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

From his earliest days, JP Labrosse says, "I've been interested in doing work that has the potential for positive impact." Labrosse was the engineering team lead for two of the early Apple iPod products.

This $22 Standing Desk Is The Ultimate Ikea Hack

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business

Interested in trying a standing desk but put off by the price? Check this out. Colin Nederkoorn, founder and CEO of, has designed a si...

Even Treadmill Desks Don't Make Up For Too Much Sitting

Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 02/11/2015 10:15 AM EST on LiveScience Desks that have built-in treadmills may help people walk more at the office, ...

Lying Down Desk > Standing Desk

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 08.01.2014 | Technology

Thought standing desks would be the way of the future? Well, a company in Japan is about to give the alternative desk solution a run for its money. ...

6 Smart Ways To Burn Calories Outside Of The Gym

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.18.2013 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

You don't necessarily need to go to the gym to lose weight and get healthy. Here are some simple changes we can make today to our daily lives to help burn extra calories without the hassle or anxiety that comes with a gym session.

What's Worse, Smoking Or Sitting?

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Australian researchers pit the vice-du-jour against the "silent killer" -- with surprising results. As you're no doubt sick of h...

Ingenious Standing Desks Made By Our Readers [PHOTOS]

Posted 09.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Earlier this summer we published a post called Why I Love My Standing Desk by HuffPost staffer Chris Spurlock, in which he extolled the virtues of his...

Don't Sit Down For This: Readers Weigh In On Standing Desks

Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Earlier today, we discussed the dangers of sitting all day at the office. As we explained, studies have shown that prolonged, daily sitting shortens l...

'Why I Love My Standing Desk'

Chris Spurlock | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Spurlock

For the eight weeks I used that standing desk, I felt like a million bucks. Sure, I got some funny looks from my coworkers, but overall it was an amazing experience.

Half-Sitting, Half-Standing Desk Equal Parts Dorky, Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

Looking for a break from sitting at work all day, but too tired to stand? Now a new desk from Focal Upright Furniture gives office workers the oppo...