Perfect Gift for Someone Looking to Get Moving

As the end of the year approaches, many folks start reflecting on those resolutions that they did not keep. And many want to make sure that next year is the year they stick with their commitments. If you know someone who is committed to improving their health in the New Year, then why not help […]

A Chair That Keeps You Energized?

Sorry, but that does not exist. Five days a week, you get up, get dressed, and go to work. First stop (if you haven’t already taken a cup-o-joe to go ) probably is the Keurig machine. Second stop is your chair. If you stay planted in that chair all morning, you might need another couple […]

What Your Fitness & Health Crazed Friend or Family Member Wants This Holiday Season

The holiday season is everyone’s favorite time of year. Friends and family come from all over to spend important days like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years together. Potlucks, office parties, and the occasional “friendsgiving” or “Chrismakwanzika” get-together keep your weekends busy. With all the planning that is involved for the next month or so, figuring out […]

It’s Never Too Late to Reverse The Effects of Sitting

Deciding to make a change in your life isn’t always easy. It can hard to enough to switch from coffee to tea or some other relatively small change. A larger lifestyle change can seem daunting. Many people who want to be healthier or more active are afraid to make the switch. Often because they don’t think of […]

Study Shows Link Between Standing and Anti-Aging

Everyone is looking for the fountain of youth, right? Well, you might need to look no farther than your feet! A study recently published in The British Journal of Sports Medicine reports that standing helps to protect the DNA that in turn protects you from negative effects of aging. The researchers studied 49 adults in their late […]

To Change Our Sitting Habit, We Have to Remove the Cue

There is no shortage of reports and articles detailing the dramatic toll that inactivity is having on people’s health, companies’ profits, and the larger economy. And there is reason to be dramatic. We are about to hit the highest ever recorded obesity level among adults. A Mayo clinic study reported that women who are obese exercise for a mere […]

Three Ways to Use a Standing Mat

Standing mats are awesome for helping you to avoid feelings of fatigue in your legs and feet. And they’re not just for the office! Here are three ways that you can use a standing mat to help feel great throughout the day. 1. Standing Mat for Your Office I’ll start with the obvious: standing mats are […]

How Do Anti-Fatigue Standing Mats Work?

Working at a standing desk has many benefits, especially when compared to sitting at a desk all day. Our bodies are not meant to be tucked at 90 degree angles in chairs for 8+ hours a day. Compared to sitting, working at a standing desk engages your muscles and gets your blood flowing. Standing is a great alternative to sitting, […]

5 Tips for Staying Active During a Road Trip

We all laughed when we saw Fred Flintstone getting into his car in Bedrock, hoisting the car up with his hands, and using his feet to keep the car moving. In case you forgot, here’s a reminder!    We laugh, but maybe Fred Flintstone was onto something! Working at a company that sells treadmill desks and […]

What Office Furniture Can Learn From ZipCar

A transportation revolution is underway, and you might have noticed the changes. The number of choices for how we get from one place to another is rising. In cities across the country, transportation choices now include driving a car, biking, taking a bus, using a shared car service, calling an Uber car, using the subway, and renting a shared […]