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A Balanced Guide To Ergonomic Living And A Healthy Lifestyle.


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/


Is the future of work standing desks?

January 16, 2015 Desk Stand Order

Standing while you’re working may seem rather odd to most people, but it is a practice with a long tradition. Winston Churchill wrote while working at a special standing desk, as did Ernest Hemingway and Benjamin Franklin.  Why standing desks and why now? 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!


Health benefits of standing desks: separating hype from reality

January 16, 2015 Desk Stand Order

      Too much of anything can kill you. The same is true of fried food, alcohol, and now –researchers are finding out – sitting. A study reveals that men who sit six hours or more a day have an overall death rate that’s 20 percent higher than men who sit for three hours or less. For women, it’s 40 percent. Read more HERE!

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