The 10 best standing desks for 2016 (for all budgets)

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It might blow your mind to know that you can buy a standing desk for just $25 — and several for under $500. Yes, you read that right! Standing desks don’t have to cost a fortune anymore. Of course you probably know that standing while you work is healthy; really healthy. Some say that sitting is the new smoking. In any case, if you’re looking for the best standing desks for any budget I’ve got you covered.

Whether you need a desk that is fully customizable where you can pick the surface and frame materials and colors or whether you just want a functional kit that converts your current sitting desk into a healthy standing desk, the best options are all here. You could be forgiven for thinking all standing desks are basically alike; but in reality, it’s the little details that make them stand out — and possibly a better fit for your life.

For instance, do you need a standing desk with wheels that’s easy to move? Do you need a standing desk that doesn’t just move up and down at the press of a button but also remembers your favorite heights? Or do you need a desk that’s ultra-portable that you can literally break down and take with you and set back up in just a few minutes? Time to explore… let me know in the comments which one is your favorite!

StandDesk ($489-744)


The StandDesk is a built-your-own standing desk that can be had for under $500. It has a motor to raise or lower the height of the desk using a two-button system but you can optionally add the ability to give the desk a memory of your favorite heights. You can customize the top by choosing either the cheaper laminate surface or the bamboo which comes in beige or brown. The cable management and the customization options are what make this such a compelling option.

60″ Electric Stand Desk With Wheels ($549)


This 60″ electric stand desk comes with 4 small features that could make a big difference: wheels. If you like to rearrange your office (or want to be able to vacuum behind the desk) this desk might be the best option for you.  It comes in all-white or all-black as well as some attractive two-tone color options. You’ll also get a free 15 ft power cable with your order (which is ...

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