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Standing Desks

Your Office Is Making You Fat

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business

The way buildings are designed can play a pivotal role in encouraging people to lead healthier lifestyles. That’s been the goal of Karen Lee, a form...

If You're Trying To Lose Weight, Walk Away From The Standing Desk

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Desk jobs can be a huge hurdle in the way of weight loss. Sitting at a desk all day has been linked to obesity, heart disease and premature death. Ove...

Here's Another Reason For Standing Desk Users To Feel Smug

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business

Standing desks. Love 'em or hate 'em, there are plenty of articles to back up whatever opinion you have. On the one hand, studies have shown that stan...

The Modern Rules of Home Workplace Organization

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.08.2017 | HuffPost Home
Geri Spieler

Once you have a go at workplace organization, your productivity will be boosted! And the art of workplace organization is not about decluttering your messy table. It's about creating a perfect working environment. Learn above-mentioned tips to organize your workplace once and for all.

Standing Work Stations Are Older Than You Think and Here to Stay

Carson Tate | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Carson Tate

Advances in technology revolutionized the way we work. But they've come with a cost. A sedentary lifestyle can seriously damage our performance and well-being.

The Least Healthy Thing You Do Every Day

Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Marshall for Men's Journal Ultrarunner Adam St. Pierre thought he had training down to a science. An exercise physiologist and running coac...

Can't Get A Standing Desk? These Are Almost As Good

SELF | Posted 04.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.

Forget Standing Desks. Hamster Wheel Desks Are What's Up

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

Here's more evidence that our workday really is a rat race. Behold the Hamster Wheel Standing Desk by San Francisco-based artist Robb Godshaw and d...

Anna Almendrala

Banish Boring Meetings With This Simple Trick | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living

If you want to spice things up in the board room, try this prank: hide all the chairs. No, seriously. Researchers at Washington University in St. L...

These Active Desk Chairs Want To Transform The Way You Sit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

In case you haven't heard, sitting is the new smoking. And to make matters worse, it appears that no level of physical activity undoes the damage of t...

WATCH: The Ultimate WORKout

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

After a grueling day at the office, a post-work gym session can make you feel like a Titan -- all those feel-good endorphins, that surge of energy and...

LOOK: The Healthiest Way To Sit

Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Schupak for How many hours do you spend at the computer every day? Eight? Ten? Twelve? Taking a seat should be synonymous w...

Sitting Is the Smoking of Our Generation

Nilofer Merchant | Posted 01.18.2013 | Small Business
Nilofer Merchant

As we work, we sit more than we do anything else. Excessive sitting, defined as nine hours a day, has been called a lethal activity. So four years ago I switched one meeting from a coffee meeting to a walking-meeting, and I've noticed some unanticipated side benefits.

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...

'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.

Don't Take This Sitting Down: The Dangers Of Desk Life ... And Some Alternatives

Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By now, many of us know the damage we're doing in sedentary desk jobs. Emerging research shows that sitting for long periods of time contributes to ri...