The LifeSpan TR800-DT3 might not look like much, but when paired with an UPLIFT 900 desk, it's one of the best investments in your health you'll ever make.

I’ll admit it – I’m something of a treadmill desk evangelist. When people come and visit us in our Austin showroom, my coworkers will frequently point to me as proof that the concept works.”He usually knocks out 5 miles a day at 2.2 miles an hour while working” is a commonly heard statistic (in reality I usually only walk about 4.75 miles a day , but I’ll let them believe I go the extra .25 mile). When they ask me how I like it, my answer is always the same – I don’t recommend it as a replacement for cardio workouts, but it’s such an important cornerstone of my workday now that I can’t imagine living without it. [ Read more ]

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Even More Good News About Walking!

You probably already know by now that regular light walking has huge benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease and diabetes, slowing down age-related memory decline, improving digestion, boosting mood, and lowering blood pressure. As if all that weren’t enough, a recent Stanford study shows that walking at a moderate, comfortable pace of [...]

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Infographic: The Health Risks of Sitting All Day

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You know who spends a lot of time thinking about health? Nurses! Maybe that’s why the School of Nursing at Georgetown just published a fascinating blog post and infographic about the havok that inactivity can wreak on our bodies.

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‘America’s Finest News Source’ Cites Research Urging Workers to Stand Up at Desk, Leave and Never Come Back

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Here at The Human Solution, we’ve seen countless studies and tried to spread the word about how important standing periodically at work is for your health and productivity. The Mayo Clinic particularly loves giving us scary numbers about how risky sitting all day is, even if you exercise regularly. Well, this time the Mayo Clinic’s [...]

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UPLIFT CPU Holders: Small Accessory, Big Difference.

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  The UPLIFT CPU Holder is a great little accessory to consider as you build a height adjustable workstation. When we change our office or workstation from a traditional desk to sit-stand, there are factors to consider as a part of the transition. Traditional desks sometimes have more drawer space, for instance, or when we [...]

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Stop By Our Booth At The 2015 SXSW Gaming Expo!

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Austin is a great place to be in the month of March. The weather starts to get warm, which is perfect for the annual SXSW festival that draws people from around the world to experience awesome music, film, and interactive events. Austin has become a hotbed for the gaming industry, and the 2015 Gaming Expo [...]

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Walking is Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

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I’m so, so glad I made the new year’s commitment to walk regularly at my treadmill desk. It has made such a difference in my energy level, mood, focus, and productivity, and I know I’m creating longer-term health benefits as well. I don’t know why I waited this long to start daily, consistent walking, but [...]

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Ergonomic Chair Review: Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG

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The Raynor Ergohuman ME7ERG is a classic ergonomic chair, and one many people love. We find it’s a more comfortable alternative to the Herman Miller Aeron chair, and it has some great adjustments. From hardcore gamers to executive offices, this chair fits a lot of niche needs – mostly because it’s incredibly comfortable and offers [...]

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NBC’s ‘Allegiance’ Features UPLIFT Standing Desks

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Did you catch the premiere of NBC’s buzzy new spy drama Allegiance? If you did, you might have noticed the rad standing desks and monitor arms that are used by some of the characters on the show. Those are no ordinary office supplies; that’s the UPLIFT 900 Standing Desk and the UPLIFT Monitor Arm in [...]

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