Ergonomic Advice

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Why (And How to) Use Gender-Neutral Language in the Workplace

U.S. workers increasingly expect tolerance from their employers. Gender-neutral language signals gender parity in the workplace. 

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Should You Request Workplace Accommodations for Anxiety?

There are many ways to manage anxiety at work, such as asking for workplace accommodations for anxiety or utilizing resources. Here are 5 options to try. 

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The Truth About How Sleep Deprivation Affects Work Performance

Lack of productivity can be costly to a company, but do you know how sleep deprivation affects work performance? Get the facts about fatigue at work. 

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He/She/They: Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace

Where just 3 percent of Fortune 500 companies had a gender identity policy or protections in 2002, 82 percent of them did in 2017. Here's how you can, too. 

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ZZZZ...Nap Pods at Work: Why Smart Companies Allow Napping at Work

What would happen if a company encouraged nap pods at work as a means to get rest during the workday? Learn about this new trend and ways to implement it. 

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Standing Desks vs. Treadmill Desks: Which One Is Right for You?

Are you unsure of the benefits of a standing desk vs. treadmill desk? Learn what each does and how both may be the answer to your office health concerns. 

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4 Back-Friendly Reasons the ACA Endorses the FlexiSpot ClassicRiser Series

The ACA granted FlexiSpot its full endorsement for all four sit-stand desk models in the ClassicRiser series. 

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Blue Light Blocking Lenses for Work: Are They Worth It?

Do blue light glasses work, or are they just another fad? Research shows that blue light can interfere with sleep and screen time can cause eye strain. 

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Optimize Your Output at Work With These Apps

We use apps for a wide variety of purposes in our personal lives, but what about apps for work productivity? Here are five categories of productivity apps. 

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Are You (or Your Employees) in Sleep Debt? Here Are the Telltale Signs

Your eyes are grainy and it feels like you're moving in slow motion. Yes, those are sleep deprivation signs. Here's how to solve this major problem. 

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Bottom's Up: Thirst-Quenching Water Tracking Apps to Use at Work

A water tracking app can make it easy (and fun!) to stay on top of your hydration game. 

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You Won't Believe What Sitting All Day Actually Does to Your Butt

What can you do if you experience pain in your buttocks when sitting for long periods? 

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Support for Working Parents Starts With Family-Friendly Policies

Is there a way for companies to show support for working parents in this significant period of their lives, working with them rather than against them? 

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Dollars and Sense: The Economic Burden of Worker Back Pain

The risk associated with work-related back pain can be greatly reduced by enhanced focus on the OSHA ergonomics standard and other common sense guidelines. 

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Best Furniture for Hot-Desking

Forgoing the traditional office set-up and switching to a hot desk office? Here's what you need to consider when it comes to hot desk furniture. 

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The Science Behind Anti-Fatigue Mats: How Do They Work?

Ever wonder how do anti-fatigue mats work? Take a peek at the science of the anti-fatigue mat for standing desk workspaces. 

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Managing Your Diabetes at the Office

Learn how to manage your diabetes at work. 

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Remote Working and Working From Home

In today's world, flexible work is a key point of interest. The advantages of working from home help to deliver value for both workers and employers. 

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Prevent Digital Eye Strain in a Digitally-Driven World

Digital eye strain is a growing health issue. Take steps to prevent digital eye strain so that your digital habits don't cause long-term vision damage. 

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Stand Up Straight: 10 Posture Exercises to Feel Your Best

While our modern-day desk jobs and TV bingeing can make bad posture worse, these good posture exercises can help reverse the damage, no equipment required. 

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Why You Should Offer Your Employees a Gym Membership Benefit

Why should companies offer their workers a gym membership employee benefit? 

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Workplace Ergonomics and ISO Certification

ISO 6385, ISO 10075 and ISO 27500 certifications allow organizations to take a methodical approach toward meeting approved ergonomic standards. Awareness of the importance of ergonomics in the workplace has grown in recent decades as one solution to problems associated with repetitive and stress-related disorders.

Dangerous or even merely unhealthy work environments feed longer term challenges that are harmful to employees and costly to employers. The American Institute of Stress cites multiple studies showing that 40 percent of employees find their job very stressful, and 25 percent view their jobs as the main source of stress in their lives. This stress leads to more health problems, higher levels of absenteeism and employee fatigue, and disengagement directly tied to productivity.

Workplace Ergonomics Are Important to the Solution

Against this backdrop the importance of ergonomics in the workplace cannot be overstated. ISO certifications give organizations a path toward standardized and professionally vetted ergonomic solutions. ISO certifications vary greatly in scope and scale, and the organization does not provide guidelines for the amount of time to receive certification. Prior participants suggest starting with the assumption that it will take roughly a year.

ISO 6385, Ergonomic principles in the design of work systems, is a good starting place by establishing ergonomic basics to enhance the work environment. It covers many job types from physical, blue collar workers in industrial settings to hospital workers to office workers who spend most of their working day at a desk.

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How Durable Are FlexiSpot Desktops?

When it comes to choosing the perfect desktop surface for your new electric standing desk, durability is one of the most important features you can shop for. But, how exactly do you measure durability? Well, we think a good field test does the trick. So, we recently put a standard FlexiSpot desktop through a four-part durability test to see how it stood up to a little abuse. Here’s what we discovered.


Test #1: Scratch Test

Customers often ask how susceptible FlexiSpot desktop surfaces are to scratches. It’s a smart question since scratches take away from the desk’s beauty. They also make tasks that require a smooth surface, like writing and drawing, more challenging.


For our scratch test, we didn’t hold back. We grabbed a stainless steel fork from the kitchen and repeatedly scraped the prongs along the surface of the desk.


Result: Despite our best efforts, the fork didn’t leave behind a single scratch.



Test #2: Weight Capacity Test

With multiple monitors, desk accessories, a full-size keyboard, a mouse and paperwork, it’s easy for a desktop to fill up with stuff quickly. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that one of the first questions customers ask is: “How much weight can a FlexiSpot desktop support?”.


To help answer that question, we tested to see what would happen when a 178-lb man stood on the desktop and moved around a bit. While the technical specifications on the FlexiSpot

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness in the workplace has been implemented in many companies who have reported significant increases in their productivity as a result. 

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What Does Good Posture Look Like?

People all throughout our lives tell us how important good posture is to our spine health. So, that begs the question, what does good posture look like? 

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How to Improve Self-Esteem

The effects of low self-esteem can affect career advancement. Here's how to improve self-esteem on an individual and company-wide level. 

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What Is Hot Desking and What Are the Benefits?

Hot desking or non-reservation-based hoteling is a newer trend that can open up collaboration at work, as long as you implement it right. 

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Going Green at Work: Your Guide to Sustainability in the Workplace

Sustainability in the workplace brings multiple benefits to companies including improved engagement, heightened innovation and lower costs. 

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Can Employee's Poor Use of Ergonomic Office Furniture Lead to Workers' Compensation Payout?

Ergonomic office furniture can introduce new risks even as it solves for old problems. These tips will help prevent new workers' compensation claims. 

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How Office Design Affects Employee Recruitment

Attracting the right employee population has a variety of facets, but have you ever considered the relationship between office design and recruitment? 

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Achoo! Cold and Flu Season in the Office: How to Stay Healthy

In the midst of cold and flu season, employers are working at preventing cold and flu in the workplace. Here are four practical steps to remember. 

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Do Posture Braces Work? The Pros, Cons and Three Alternatives to Consider

Do posture braces work? The scientific evidence seems to be up in the air, but these pros, cons and alternatives might help you decide what's best for you. 

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Free Snacks in the Workplace Go Beyond a Bag of Chips

Follow these important guidelines to providing healthy work snacks your employees will actually enjoy. 

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Is Your Wellness Program Causing Employees to Gain Weight?

In an era of spiraling healthcare costs and unhealthy habits, the employee wellness program is a way to help curb costs and drive healthier choices. 

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How to Sit Properly at Your Desk

Learning how to sit properly at your desk is vital for muscle and joint health. Discover correct ergonomic positioning from head to toe. 

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Celebrating a Diverse Workforce While Being Sensitive to All Customs and Beliefs

A diverse workforce is one of the most important things on the agenda for business leaders because it can lead to better business outcomes. 

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Symptoms, Causes and How to Cope

Symptoms and causes of chronic fatigue syndrome, as well as ways to treat and manage the condition in everyday life. 

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Gamification: Tips To Improve Productivity for Professionals

Looking to improve productivity in your workplace? Both traditional and remote workers can benefit from gamifying their day. 

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Social Anxiety and the Office Environment

Social anxiety is a common disorder of mental health in the workplace. Treatments are available, and managers and coworkers can help. 

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Food Allergies in the Workplace

Offering healthy snacks in the office? How to make your workplace safe for your employees with food allergies in the office. 

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Mental Tricks To Lessen Back Pain and Reduce Stress at Work

Try these mental tricks to reduce stress at work and alleviate back pain. 

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What Inclement Weather Means for Your Office

Inclement weather, winter weather impact and other hazards can pose dangers to your employees. Here's how to protect them in the most effective way. 

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How Employers Can Help Support Wellness Resolutions in the New Year

How can you improve health and safety in the workplace by supporting employee resolutions? 

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Is an Unlimited Vacation Time Policy Right for Your Workplace?

It sounds like every employee's dream job perk: unlimited vacation days. But is it right for your workplace? Here are a few things to consider. 

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What Happens When Your Company's Meeting Room Gets a Fitness Facelift?

How can you make your meeting room design more supportive of employee wellness? 

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Making Your Workplace Fitness-Friendly Yet Inclusive

How can you use wellness programs to create a health and inclusive work environment? 

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Change Management: How HR Professionals Can Effectively Disseminate Information

In the business world, nothing is older than the concept of change. Employers have long struggled with change management, but research shows a clear path. 

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Assisting Pregnant Women With Temporary Health Conditions Can Increase Productivity

Learn about the common health symptoms of those working while pregnant and make changes to increase productivity for women in the workplace. 

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HR Managers' New Year's Resolutions for Employee Satisfaction

An HR Manager's 2019 plan for employee satisfaction starts with listening. Use these tips to start the new year with momentum. 

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How Balance Disorders in the Office Affect Employee Productivity

If you've ever experienced dizziness due to an illness or migraine headache, you know the impact of vertigo at the office on health and productivity. 

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Migraines at Work: Migraine Remedy Ideas for the Office

Migraines at work should not be taken lightly. Here are treatments and changes you can make at the office to help. 

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Deadly blood clots from sitting: Are you at risk?

While we are sitting at our desks, rushing to complete tasks, we might not have the extra time to spare to consider our cardiovascular health in these situations. More specifically, we might not know that we are at risk of developing a potentially life-threatening blood clot in our legs when we sit for an excessive amount of time.

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Comparing the Fully Jarvis Desk and the FlexiSpot E5 Desk

Decide between Fully’s Jarvis desk and FlexiSpot’s E5 desk with this detailed comparison of standing desk attributes.

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Why Sitting Could Be Harmful to Your Heart Health

If you are reading this article while sitting down, your heart health may be at risk.

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These Desirable Benefits Are Promoting Employee Health

With unemployment low across much of the country, these benefits promoting employee health may make the difference in getting that fantastic new hire. 

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Problems with DIY Standing Desks

While most office spaces that upgrade to standing-sitting desks cover the costs and set-up fees, what’s the average person who works at home to do? Bring on the DIY, it’s simple… or so they thought. In this article we will discuss some common issues to be aware of with DIY standing desks.

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How an Employee Assistance Program Can Help Your Employees Thrive

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) offer employee wellness and other benefits to meet the needs of a younger work force. 

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Becoming a Mentor: The Importance and Impact of a Mentor

Becoming a mentor may be one of the most important decisions you ever make. Here's why your company should start a mentoring program. 

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Don't Let Your Chronic Condition Get You Down at Your New Job

Starting a new job when you have a chronic condition can be daunting. Here's how to advocate for your health. 

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Alternative Incentives for Employee Wellness Participation

Try these employee wellness incentive program ideas to leverage social interactions and take your organization beyond mere monetary rewards. 

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Is an Open Office Space Still the Perfect Choice for a Modern Company?

Learn about the pros and cons of an open office space, and how to the proper setup can foster productivity and engage employees. 

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Improve Your Balance With Your Standing Desk

What are the benefits of switching to an adjustable height stand up desk? 

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The Dos and Don'ts of a Standing Desk

Adding an adjustable standing desk to your office a good start to improving worker wellness. Follow these tips for making the change a successful one. 

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Dos and Don'ts for Competitive Employee Wellness Program Activities at Work

Motivational dieting and competitive employee wellness program activities are an opportunity to inspire and create camaraderie among employees. 

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How To Create an Ergonomic Policy

With more employers becoming interested in the benefits of a well-designed, ergonomic workplace, creating an ergonomic policy is a natural next step. 

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Health and Safety Training in the Office Workplace

Promoting the importance of health and safety training in the workplace can be a challenge. Follow these tips for employee health and safety training. 

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How To Prevent Health Problems With Back Ergonomics in the Workplace

Learn how to prevent health problems with back ergonomics in the workplace. 

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The Three Stage Height Adjustable Desk: Why It's Vital for Wheelchair Accommodation

A height adjustable desk is an ideal option for the health and comfort of anyone who uses a desk regularly for work or leisure. But for a desk user in a wheelchair, it may be absolutely critical.

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Dual Monitor Setup: How to Optimize Space, Productivity and Comfort

As a dual monitor setup becomes increasingly popular, learn how to optimize space, productivity and comfort with ergonomic tips and proper equipment. 

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Mental Health Language: Words That Can Help and Harm the Workplace

Mental health language is hugely important when you're an HR professional. If you're promoting health and safety in the workplace, these words can help. 

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Innovative Employee Health and Wellness Offerings

Workplace wellness programs help employees become healthier and more engaged. Ideas for you to offer a more innovative employee wellness incentive program. 

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How Sitting All Day Can Cause Hip Flexor Strain

The average American sits over 12 hours per day. This causes some major stiffness in the body, especially the hips and can lead to hip flexor strain. 

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How to Stand at a Standing Desk

If you’re new to the world of standing desks, there are a few guidelines you should follow to maximize the benefit of these workstations. Just like any type of new activity, side effects, including aching feet and legs, as well as back and shoulder pain, can occur if you go from sitting all day to standing all day, or if your desk isn’t positioned properly.

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Standing Desk Exercise You can Do Throughout Your Day

Standing desk exercise can be a great way to utilize your desk for more than just work. What a great way to stay on top of your health. 

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Boost Work Productivity At The Push Of A (Thermostat) Button

Do you think a warmer or cooler office temperature is better for your work productivity? Scientists have been studying the subject for decades... 

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How To Manage Spinal Fusion Recovery in the Workplace

Spinal fusion surgery is one of the most common health issues in the workplace. Learn more about recovery while working here. 

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Productive at Home: Setting Up Your Home Office Space To Reduce Distractions

If you want to be productive at home, you'll need to put some thought and creativity into minimizing your distractions. Here are some ideas. 

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5 Reasons Why Your Gaming Desk Should Be a Standing Desk

If you’re like a lot of gamers in today’s workforce, you’re seated at your desk for six or seven hours a day before you even get home to fire up your PC for a rousing round of Rocket League.  It might be a frustrating reality to acknowledge, but that’s a lot of time to sit in a chair, even if you managed regular breaks or a good run in the morning.

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5 Posture Training Exercises to Improve Your Posture Quickly

There are four major components to posture training that you need to master before putting it all together. Posture is key to spine pain prevention. 

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Durability Test on Flexispot Electric Standing Desk

Why durability test is needed?

A durability test is a test simulating the repeated application of loads or movement of components occurring during long-term use. It evaluates how well a product holds up when put to the test beyond its expected or designated function.

Standing desks need to be suitable for use and durable, they should be strong enough to withstand a reasonable weight and joints should remain tight with use over time. To the average consumer, the desire for longer lasting probably seems beyond debate. Durability test is becoming increasingly important as manufacturers strive to increase the reliability of their products.

The last thing you want is a desk that won’t last.

What is the test process?

The chosen sample for testing is Flexispot E1 standing desk frame with 55 “X 30” desktop. The total load of the desk is 190.52 lbs, and the adjustment range for testing is from 28.5” to 47.4”. Before starting the test, a cycle counter is necessary to be installed with the desk, as it will record up and down movements every time. The test process is to run 2 full cycles of up and down adjustment within about 2 minutes, and then rest 18 minutes before repeating the movement before. This experiment began from Aug. 9th, 2018, and till Dec. 29th, 2018, which is 141 days later, the test still continues as the desk keeps working. Experimenters suspended the test shortly to make a note. The cycle counter display shows 40832, indicating that 40832 times vertical movements already occurred in the past 141 days. While pressing the buttons manually, this Flexispot E1 standing desk is still able to go up and down smoothly and stably.

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Why do you choose Flexispot?

As the test result above illustrates, regardless of 40832 times up and down adjustments w

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Standing Desk Buyer's Guide: Electric vs. Crank

Standing Desk Buyer's Guide: Electric vs. Crank - Explore and compare the pros and cons of electric and manual (crank) standing desks. 

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Standing Desk Confidential: Problems With Standing All Day

Think a standing desk is better for you than a sitting desk? Think again. Standing all day has its own drawbacks, and if you're not aware of them... 

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How to Improve Posture at Work: Take a Meditation Break!

Want to know how to improve posture at work? One of the benefits of meditation may be standing and sitting a little taller. 

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What Type of Office Chair is Best for Your Workplace?

Learn the differences between popular office chairs and see why some are better for the ergonomically correct workplace. 

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Accommodating Disabilities Is the Law — and It's Good for Business

Providing employees with reasonable accommodations for their disabilities enables you to comply with ADA requirements for office space and improves morale. 

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Bring Preventative Health Strategies to Life With Wellness Wednesdays

Dedicate Wednesdays to workplace wellness and preventative health strategies. Here are eight ways to get started. 

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Creative Ways To Increase Awareness of Health Benefits

As an employer, raising awareness for side benefits like chiropractic visits, acupuncture and more can improve health in the workplace. 

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4 Common Health and Safety Scenarios in the Workplace

A day in the office is pretty much like any other, but what happens if health and safety scenarios in the workplace occur? Here is how to prepare. 

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Conducting a Workplace Ergonomic Risk Assessment

How and why should you perform a regular workplace ergonomic risk assessment? 

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Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in Your Office

Learn why winter is the most common time of year for depression in the workplace and how you can be part of seasonal affective disorder prevention. 

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Employee Wellness Incentive Program Ideas To Create Healthy Competition in the Office

What do you need to know when considering employee wellness incentive program ideas? 

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3 Ways Ergonomics and Workplace Design Create a Positive Employee Experience

The space you work in impacts your thinking, which is why ergonomics and workplace design are critically important for business leaders to consider. 

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The Many Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs

What are the benefits of employee wellness programs, and how can you implement one in your own organization? 

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The Surprising Psychological Benefits of a Standing Desk

The physical health benefits of using a standing desk for work are widely reported and well-known. But can this healthy habit also boost your brain? 

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Standing at Work: How To Integrate Tech To Support a Better Standing Habit

Standing at work is easy to do but tough to remember. Here's how technology can help you remember to take frequent breaks from sitting. 

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The Long History of the Standing Desk Will Surprise You

It may feel like the standing desk appeared out of thin air in Silicon Valley just a few years ago, but they've actually been around for over 600 years. 

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Numbness in Hands – Causes and Solutions

Ever get numbness or tingling in your hands or fingers? You’re not alone—it’s a common issue that can range from momentary and minor to recurring and severe. It can stem from a variety of underlying issues and can indicate bigger problems developing. So how can you figure out what’s causing your hand numbness, and what can you do about it?

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How to Make Your Office Space ADA Compliant

In 2010, the Department of Justice published a new set of ADA standards that extended the ADA’s jurisdiction to the internet as a place of public accommodation. Not only is ADA compliance a matter of obeying the law, but it also indicates to your employees and your customers that you care about their wellbeing.

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How To Breathe Better For Pain and Stress Relief

What if there were a simple, free way to reduce your levels of stress, anxiety, and physical pain while improving your health, your productivity, and even your relationships? Well, if you’re breathing right now (and if not, please start), you have just such an amazing tool at your disposal. But to get the benefits, you need to know how to use it...

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Legal Compliance and Employee Wellness Programs

Regulations such as the Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act can make employee wellness program ideas a challenge, but it improves employee welfare.

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Does a Standing Desk Actually Reduce Sitting Time?

FlexiSpot conducted the Standing Desk Status Quo Survey to find out whether owning a standing desk actually reduces sitting time. The answer is yes. 

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Are Chairs Giving Us Diabetes?

Sitting for long periods of time has been linked to multiple health complications, including the development of type II diabetes, a disease that occurs when your blood sugar is too high.

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Do Your Best Work — Use a Standing Desk for These Tasks

Hack your productivity at work by learning which work tasks are better to perform while standing versus sitting at a standing desk. 

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Is your work posture causing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?

Thoracic outlet syndrome is a fairly common phenomenon can be caused by poor posture, a common sight in work environments. 

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5 Chair Exercises At Work To Look And Feel Your Best

If you spend a lot of your day sitting, you can still keep up your strength, flexibility, and mobility with a few chair exercises at work... 

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How Standing Desks Make Employers Competitive

What do standing desks in an office have to do with the job market? More than you might think. Recruit and retain top talent with wellness benefits. 

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How Free Snacks Can Contribute to Health in the Workplace

Providing nutritious snacks for your workers can be part of an effective campaign for better health in the workplace. Here's how to pick the best foods. 

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Creating a Better Work-Life Balance for Employees

Learn why a healthy work-life balance is important in the workplace, and how to bring it front and center for your workers. 

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