A Balanced Guide To Ergonomic Living And A Healthy Lifestyle.


Here's Proof That Standing Desks Make You More Productive

April 11, 2016 Chanel Greig

Without a doubt, standing tables have become the mark of a hip office. Any self-respecting startup that claims to hold employees' well-being at the top of its priorities is hopping on this bandwagon. And large companies are jumping in too — including AOL, Google, Twitter and Facebook. Google offers standing desks as part of its employee-wellness program. That means that any employee looking out for his or her health can choose to work at a standing desk. (Some companies, by contrast, only offer them if a doctor writes a note saying it's medically necessary for a specific condition.) Facebook has more...


How Sitting All Day Is Damaging Your Body and How You Can Counteract It

January 30, 2016 Ryan Roberts

Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 percent. You're shaving off seven years of quality life. You're also more at risk for certain types of cancer. Simply put, sitting is killing you. That's the bad news. The good news: It's easy to counteract no matter how lazy you are. Let's start with the basics. Since childhood you've known being a couch potato is bad. But why? Simply put, our bodies weren't made...


ON YOUR FEET, LOSE YOUR SEAT

October 20, 2015 Ryan Roberts

Great review of the DeskStand written by the lovely ladies at Wellnessinthecity. DeskStand™ offers affordable, high quality standing desks which are made in South Africa, designed to improve your posture and strengthen your back muscles – allowing you to stay focused for longer. The founder and passionate designer Ryan Roberts from Roberts Creative, launched the DeskStand™ concept following his personal experience working solid 10 hour days and suffering from Sciatic nerve damage, a common condition that plagues people who sit for long stretches of time. OUR EXPERIENCE: We were very interested in trialing DeskStand™, especially as we have been very focused on...

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