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A Balanced Guide To Ergonomic Living And A Healthy Lifestyle.


It Doesn’t Matter How Much You Exercise If You Also Do This

January 21, 2015 Desk Stand Order

Your workouts may not mean a lot if you sit too much Most of us know that we need to be more physically active. Only 20% of American adults get the recommend amount of physical activity—150 minutes of the moderately intense aerobic kind—each week. But simply moving more isn’t enough, according to a new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The benefits of exercise can be blunted if you also spend most of the rest of your day sitting. Dr. David Alter, a heart expert from the University of Toronto and senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and his...


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 in the office of the future

January 16, 2015 Desk Stand Order

New York - Advocates of workplace wellness initiatives are hoping 2015 will be the year that standup desks, historically favored by great minds from Leonardo da Vinci to Virginia Woolf, will reconfigure the modern cubicle. Some 50 to 70 percent of people spend six or more hours each day sitting, according to a 2012 study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. Fitness experts say office workers are particularly susceptible to what has been dubbed the sitting disease. “Researchers have said that sitting is the new smoking,” said Jessica Matthews, exercise physiologist at Miramar College in San Diego. Prolonged...


Standing Desk is not a new idea!

January 16, 2015 Desk Stand Order

Just have a look at all the wonderful standing desk ideas around there world. People want to be more healthy and therefore stand more and more! http://www.pinterest.com/dougjost/stand-up-desk-ideas/

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