January 21, 2015 • Ryan Roberts
The DeskStand is a healthy alternative to sitting and working. An adaptable, wooden standing desk that improves your posture, keeps you focused and is great for your back.Standing while working can also help you lose weight, up to 200 calories a day. The DeskStand is associated with leading a healthy lifestyle, promoting wellness and is recommended by chiropractors.It retails for R899 and is available for shipping.For more info and to order the DeskStand visit www.deskstand.co or LIKE on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thedeskstand Read our article HERE! The first flat packable South Africa Standing desk
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...
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.
January 18, 2015 • Desk Stand Order
In the past couple of years, as studies have come out sounding the alarm on the ill-effects of excessive sitting, the popularity of standing or stand-up desks has soared. Those who have read much of the coverage of this trend might be forgiven for thinking that standing to work constitutes a new hip fad. But as it is with many things, everything old is new again. For the stand-up desk was cool long before the cats in Silicon Valley got hip to them. They’ve actually been a secret of great men for centuries. Today we’ll explore the standing desk’s place...
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...