Stir Kinetic Desk softly pushes you to stand (hands-on)

Standing as much as possible throughout the day is the new trend in personal fitness circles.

Everyone from Nike, Fitbit, and Jawbone have built ways to push people upright into their recent activity tracker makers.

Start up company Stir feels its new Kinetic Desk is an even better solution to motivate folks to their feet, especially in office settings.

Compared with relatively inexpensive fitness gadgets the $3,890 Stir Kinetic Desk is a downright opulent purchase even for a sizable piece of furniture.

That said, I can vouch personally that the Stir is one impressive workspace rig. Not only does it switch from sitting to standing configurations on its own, the desk actually senses your presence to monitor how long you stand versus the amount of time you sit.  More