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Best Standing Desks

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Sitting at your computer all day isn’t healthy and can lead to debilitating back pain. If you must be at your computer for long periods of time, and you’re interested in a healthier setup, a standing desk is probably the right option for you. Many standing desks are adjustable, with some electronic models changing heights at the push of a button. Check out our collection of the best standing desks and make your time spent at the computer a little better for your health. 

Staff Pick

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Seville Classics AIRLIFT Pro S3

Match your current furnishings with the many color options

Available in many color combinations, this adjustable, electric standing desk sets up in just a few minutes. You can program four settings into the control panel, so you won't need to continually press the buttons when adjusting the height. This desk is 54 inches wide and can support up to 264 pounds. 

Moving Up

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VIVO Stand Up Desk Converter

Convert your current workspace with standing desk

If you're not ready to give up your traditional desk, you can convert it to a standing desk with this option from VIVO. The top shelf has plenty of space for two monitors, or even a monitor and laptop combination. Your keyboard and mouse have their own home on the lower shelf, making them easier to reach. A built-in mechanism helps you adjust the height and locks in place so your tech is secure. 

Simple Operation

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Flexispot Electric Height Adjustable Desk

Get the features you need without spending all your dough

An adjustable desk with an electric motor is a worthwhile investment, but some models are a bit pricey. Instead, this option gives you the control panel to move the tabletop up and down, but the lack of presets also helps you stay on budget. It’s available in three finishes, and there is an upgrade option if you like the style, but want all the bells and whistles, too. 

Gimme Some Space

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Vari VariDesk Pro Plus 36

Ample keyboard and mouse space makes way for desk extras

Available in white and black, this standing desk converter offers the most space in the keyboard area. This can be especially useful if you have papers or books that you're using in conjunction with the computer. There are eleven height settings to choose from, all operated by a spring-loaded lift.

Cable Management

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SHW Electric Height Adjustable Computer Desk

Keep your workspace tidy by channeling your cables into one spot

Use the four preset modes to quickly adjust the desk to your preferred height. You can make on-the-fly adjustments with the up and down buttons to suit your comfort level. Available in black and oak finishes, both with built-in cable management, this desk will look great in your modern office. 

Space Saver

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UNICOO Sit Stand Workstation

The small footprint and wheels make this option fit in anywhere

Ideal for the classroom, or professionals who are switching conference rooms often, this standing desk has wheels to move or take it with you. The small profile fits into almost any environment but still has plenty of room for desktop or laptop setups. The heigh of all three platforms can be adjusted for added comfort. 

Stand up

Giving yourself the option to stand or sit doesn’t mean you need two different desktops. For most people, we think the Seville Classics AIRLIFT Pro S3 offers all the features you’ll need from a standing desk. Not only will it match your current office with all of the finish choices available, but it also remembers four presets, so you spend less time trying to get comfortable. If you do need to make changes to the height, the up and down arrows allow for micro-adjustments as your day (or night) progresses.

Sometimes it’s hard to say goodbye to a favorite desk or workspace, but it’s harder to pass up on the benefits of a standing desk. That’s why the Vari VariDesk Pro Plus 36 is a great conversion option. With space for your mouse as well as your books or papers, this desk makes the transition feel less like an inconvenience and more like an upgrade.