Author: M.J. Grant

Varidesk Pro Plus Review

The Varidesk Pro Plus is not exactly a desk: it sits on top of your existing desk to create an adjustable-height surface for your keyboard and monitor. Convert from sitting to standing by squeezing the handles and pulling upwards. The lift is spring-assisted, and the transition is smooth. If a motorized adjustable standing desk isn’t feasible for whatever reason, the…
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Code Fellows’s DIY IKEA Standing Desk with Bed Risers

This simple DIY standing desk was found at the Code Fellows campus in Seattle, WA. It’s an instructor desk, so it’s typically used to hold a laptop, beverage, and little else. It stands comfortably at about waist height (to a 5’8″ person, at least). The white desk top and grey legs are from IKEA’s GALANT desk family, shown here with…
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How to determine your ideal standing desk height

You might be wondering how tall your standing desk would need to be, especially if you’ve noticed that some standing desks top out at 44″ (too low for many people over 6 feet tall). Here’s how to measure yourself to find the right standing desk height for you. Step 1: get into standing desk posture…
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Don’t just sit there, stand up!

We sit at work. We sit in our cars. We sit at home. And when we’re done sitting, we lay down and go to sleep! But new research is painting an increasingly terrifying picture, correlating hours spent sitting with heart attacks, back pain, obesity, and diabetes. The American Cancer Society found that women who sat…
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