If you work remotely or have been forced to do so due to the pandemic, you have likely by now found that sitting all day stinks and can cause technical neck problems, tight hip flexors, and recurring back pain. Yet it is also difficult for your body to stand too long, which leads to muscle fatigue and varicose veins. If your job requires you to be on your feet for long periods, if you’ve invested in a standing desk (or converter), or if you’re in pain from doing simple tasks like washing dishes, an anti-fatigue standing mat can be a game changer.
These padded mats are essentially thick pads or boards that you stand on instead of the hard floor. Great for reducing stress on the feet and legs, they come in a variety of materials, colors, thicknesses, and even textured finishes that allow you to stay comfortably on your feet (and in some cases even rock back and on) for longer Spot). Below is a selection of the best-selling anti-fatigue mats that will help you figure out which is right for you.
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