So you’re ready to stand & and work at the same time? Welcome to the future.
While “sitting kills” (maybe) you will do plenty of damage if you don’t use a standing desk correctly. That’s right, you don’t even know how to stand. Doing it right is easy, observe.
- Arms rest at about a 90° angle for typing
- Top of your monitor is eye height
- That’s it
You should look like this fella 👇
Naturally, there is a wide range of options to get a standing desk. Some as cheap as “a stack of books” all the way up to top notch hardware (motorized tables and such).
Retrofitting your current desk is pretty easy. I used an old Pelican Suitcase on an Ikea desk. My favorite for getting started would be the Oristand.
A step up
The Wirecutter has given its seal of approval to the Jarvis Bamboo ($470) 🙏
Going pro (in the office)
Renew Link from Herman Miller. The Robin office runs on these desks.
Now go, stand like a professional.
This post originally appeared on Medium.