Magazine article Variety

Get Up, Stand Up

Magazine article Variety

Get Up, Stand Up

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We all know that too much sitting is bad for us. These gizmos and gadgets help you improve your posture and avoid the downsides of extended desk work.

Apple Watch | starting at $349

Here's another excuse to buy an Apple Watch: The device can keep track of how long you sit, and will gently nudge you every now and then to stand up, stretch and move around.

Imak Smart Glove | starting at $16

The Imak glove features a stretchable fabric that Increases circulation, as well as a soft cushion under the wrist to improve posture, addressing a root cause of wrist pain and carpal tunnel.

Humanscale Monitor Arm | starting at $270

Humanscale's premium monitor arms keep you from slouching by easily adjusting to the ergonomically correct eye level. The $1,500 Para/Flex claims to be able to handle up to eight monitors.

The Ikea $22 Standing Desk | $22

Not sure if you really want to spend hundreds of dollars, only to discover that standing is not your thing? Then check out the Standesk 2200, a clever idea from a duo of startup executives who figured out how to build their own by using a simple side table, a shelf and set of brackets from Ikea. …

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