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A Balanced Guide To Ergonomic Living And A Healthy Lifestyle.

How Posture Plays A Vital Role In Our Overall Health

October 22, 2017 Kirsti Rivett

When we think of being healthy, we think of a number of different things. But what we rarely think about is posture, when good posture is in fact one of the most crucial actions you can take to leading a healthy lifestyle and it benefits you in ways that might surprise you!

The Power Of Stretching

October 09, 2017 Kirsti Rivett

We're continuously finding new ways to improve our health, wellbeing and posture. One way, we've noticed is through stretching. Stretching has been used for years for the multiple health benefits it brings. But are you stretching enough? And how can stretching every day improve and impact your life?

The Desk Stand interview and feature on the Expresso Morning show SABC 3

January 20, 2015 Desk Stand Order

There is a movement of standing rather than sitting – Presenters look at a few alternative designer solutions for encouraging standing while working.Also in studio is Ryan Roberts – founder of locally designed and developed DESKSTAND.

Is Sitting the NEW Smoking?

January 18, 2015 Desk Stand Order

There's no running away from it: The more you sit, the poorer your health and the earlier you may die, no matter how fit you are.You've no doubt heard the news by now: A car-commuting, desk-bound, TV-watching lifestyle can be harmful to your health. All the time we spend parked behind a steering wheel, slumped over a keyboard, or kicked back in front of the tube is linked to increased risks of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and even depression—to the point where experts have labeled this modern-day health epidemic the "sitting disease." Read more HERE!

Standing Desks Are Coming To Schools, To Cure Obesity And Increase Attention Spans

January 16, 2015 Desk Stand Order

Increasing numbers of adults are throwing away their office chairs in favor of standing desks, believing that staying on their feet during working hours will improve their health. Should we be encouraging kids to do the same? Yes, according to a study from three schools in Texas. It shows that when kids are given the opportunity to stand during classroom time, they burn more calories and seem to have greater attention span. Read more HERE!



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