Sky Solutions Commercial Anti Fatigue Standing Mat

Last updated date: August 24, 2020

DWYM Score
9.7

Sky Solutions Commercial Anti Fatigue Standing Mat

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Overall Take

The foam on this mat is engineered to create a standing surface that's soft enough for comfort yet firm enough for proper support. It is built to last with a stain resistant and waterproof finish. Beveled edged reduce the chance of tripping or wear on the corners. In our analysis of 69 expert reviews, the Sky Solutions Sky Solutions Commercial Anti Fatigue Standing Mat placed 1st when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note August 24, 2020:
Checkout The Best Standing Mat for a detailed review of all the top standing mats.

Expert Summarized Score
9.8
8 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.6
846 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Sky Solutions’ Anti-Fatigue Sky Mat is softer than some competitors, but it provides incredible support.
- The Spruce Eats
In addition to the eco-friendly design, this floor mat is exceptionally stylish, with a modern look that doesn’t collect pet hair or dirt easily.
- Shoe Hero
The edges are beveled, which allows them to remain tight to the floor, preventing any possibility of tripping.
- Oh So Savvy Mom
This standing desk mat is stain resistant as well as waterproof.
- Top Best Product Review
One satisfied shopper says, “This is the Goldilocks of mats, not too hard, not too soft, and the price is absolutely right. I stood all day without even thinking about it.”
- New York Mag
Features a Patented Sky Core Foam creates a perfect blend of support and softness for standing all day in the kitchen or office.
- 10 Bees
The Sky Solution Anti Fatigue Mat is ideal for chefs, cooks or those who stand up the whole day in their places of work.
- All Best Tops
It decreases your pressure on spinal & knees 32% so that you will feel light & comfortable.
- Faith Birds
What experts didn't like
Texture traps dust easier than other mats
- The Spruce Eats
Durability depends on how frequent you use the mat
- Shoe Hero
One slight drawback to this Sky Solutions mat is its slightly weaved texture, meaning it’s tougher to clean than mats with smooth surfaces.
- Oh So Savvy Mom
It is relatively expensive
- Top Best Product Review

From The Manufacturer

Our Sky Core Foam is the perfect blend of support and softness for standing all day in the kitchen or office. Advanced beveled edge and super non-slip bottom to prevent tripping. Highest quality materials with NO toxic off-gassing smell. Modern look that easily wipes clean and will not collect dirt or pet hair. This kitchen floor mat will drastically reduce the pressure on your feet, knees, and lower back by up to 32%. That means your feet will feel like you've lost 60lbs! ;-) Or instead of standing for an 8 hour day, it will be like you stopped working at lunch and were relaxing pool side all afternoon.

Overall Product Rankings

Sky Solutions Commercial Anti Fatigue Standing Mat
1. Sky Solutions Commercial Anti Fatigue Standing Mat
Overall Score: 9.7
Expert Reviews: 8
Kangaroo Original Anti Fatigue Standing Mat
2. Kangaroo Original Anti Fatigue Standing Mat
Overall Score: 9.5
Expert Reviews: 9
Ergodriven Topo Comfort Not-Flat Standing Mat
3. Ergodriven Topo Comfort Not-Flat Standing Mat
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 9
FEZIBO Wooden Wobble Balance Board Standing Mat
4. FEZIBO Wooden Wobble Balance Board Standing Mat
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 8
ComfiLife Anti Fatigue Standing Floor Mat
5. ComfiLife Anti Fatigue Standing Floor Mat
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 9
Gorilla Grip Original Premium Phthalate Standing Mat
6. Gorilla Grip Original Premium Phthalate Standing Mat
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 9
AmazonBasics Premium Anti-Fatigue Standing Mat
7. AmazonBasics Premium Anti-Fatigue Standing Mat
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 9

An Overview On Standing Mats

After a long day sitting down at a desk, many of us can’t wait to clock out and stretch our legs. But if we’re standing too long in one place, that can be just as detrimental to our health. Long-term standing can contribute to tendonitis, arthritis, plantar fasciitis (inflammation in the ligaments of your foot) and a host of other issues in the feet, knees, hips and back.

That’s why more people are turning to standing mats to alleviate some of that discomfort. We’re all familiar with those decorative mats you might see in front of the kitchen sink, but standing mats are something a lot more functional. They are thicker than cloth mats and much softer, made from a foam or gel material that cushions the feet.

You’ll notice the improvement in comfort immediately from a good standing mat, but the long-term benefits are even more worthwhile. The decreased pressure allows your weight to spread out more evenly along the bottom of your foot, alleviating the fatigue that can lead to those aforementioned health issues.

Foam standing mats are fairly common, and are usually the most affordable. They will provide plenty of relief in the short-term, but cheaper mats may be liable to compress over time. Most foam mats are coated with rubber or some other, harder surface that will help give them support — and make them a lot easier to clean.

Hard rubber standing mats are much sturdier, but you can expect them to have a lot less “give” under your feet. They are a lot easier to clean and much more durable than their foam counterparts, which makes them ideal for areas of high traffic. These mats are the kind you’ll most often find in office or industrial settings, for all the above reasons.

Gel standing mats can be a bit more expensive, but they’re worth it for the average household. The gel interior on the best of these mats hits that sweet spot between softness and support, and will usually be able to bounce back consistently between uses. They may not be as durable as other types of mat, but that may depend more on the outer surface.

If your mat will be placed in the kitchen, you’ll definitely want one with some sort of waterproof surface. (And since it’s a high-traffic area, a scuff-resistant coating won’t hurt either.) Beveled edges can reduce that wear and tear along the sides and lessen the possibility of tripping. Remember, you want the mat to be comfortable. Don’t get one that’s so thick it becomes more of an obstacle.

DWYM Fun Fact

Standing mats are much more than just a cushion. Sure, their softness provides comfort, but did you know they can actually stimulate your muscles? Standing on a slightly unstable surface will cause you to make tiny unconscious adjustments with your legs on a regular basis. This stimulates blood flow, which goes a long way toward relieving fatigue and stiffness.

The Standing Mat Buying Guide

How thick should your mat be? As a general rule, standing mats should be at least 3/8 of an inch thick to be effective, no matter what material they’re made of. If there’s going to be more weight on it, consider getting something as thick as one inch, but remember that you don’t want something that’s liable to trip you up. A mat that’s too soft can be just as ineffective as one that’s too firm, so check the weight rating for your mat before buying it.