Using a standing desk with a laptop is different than with a PC. A laptop has the display closer to the keyboard which isn’t right for ergonomics. An ergonomic sitting position needs to have your elbows at a 90-degree angle so that you can keep your shoulders back and upper back straight. You also need to raise the laptop so that you look directly at the screen at around 22 inches from your eyes. Tilting your head down constantly to look at a laptop defeats the purpose of an ergonomic standing desk.
Based on the Processing the Head Direction Cell A Review and Commentary 1996 study, many believe that office desks facing West are bad for productivity.
- Facing East is ideal for productivity
- Facing North is second best
- Facing North-East is third-best
- Facing West and South is not recommended
There are 4 presets on the Autonomous SmartDesk 2; 4 presets on the Fully Jarvis standing desk and 4 presets on the Varidesk Prodesk 48, all operated by a user-defined height.
It’s safe to say that using a standing desk while pregnant is recommended. However, alternating sitting and standing while pregnant is a must. Using a standing desk while pregnant is still a taboo topic. While there are studies to show the effects and possible drawbacks of standing during pregnancy, not much attention is given to standing desks and how expecting mums can use them properly.
Made to favor standing instead of sitting, the Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Business Edition is made for the active worker. Available in different top colors, it is probably the most modern design in its class. Backed by a 5-year warranty and monthly payments financing, it is probably among the best solutions for standing office work.
With a distinct sit-stand design, the Varidesk Pro Plus 36 is the most popular version for most users. Even it comes in smaller and larger sizes, the standing desk is indeed very popular. It can offer one of the most intuitive and practical solutions to alternate sitting and standing.
Reviewing the Arozzi Arena gaming desk cannot be separated by its height adjustability functionality. The desk is suitable for sitting and standing as well as a combination of both. Made by a respected brand in the gaming industry, the Arozzi Arena is one of only three desks (Arena, Arena Leggero, and Arena Leggero Start Trek Edition) from the manufacturer.