Would You Like to Stand Up?

The workday can be full of long, tedious stretches of sitting. Among the most awful are large meetings where you have to sit and listen to others. You’ve probably attended many of these meetings. Dozens of chairs lined up facing a podium and a large screen. Everyone files in to take their places in chairs and listen passively […]

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How to Get Your Entire Office on a Health Kick

Companies big and small have been offering health perks to their employees for quite a while. Building access to a gym you can use during your lunch break or discounts at healthy eateries tend to be the standard. Lately, companies have started to think more broadly about how to get their employees access to even […]

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Better Ways to Sit When You Just Have To

We’re obviously not too big on chairs here at Rebel Desk. When you’re looking to purchase an office chair, you’ll often see a “hourly rating” next to the chair. They’ll even include labels next to the price tag such as “plush”, “extended sitting”, and my personal favorite, “athletic.” The more time you need to spend […]

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Should You Have to Sign a Release to Use Your Office Chair?

As the CEO of a company that designs and sells treadmill desks and standing desks, I often hear from people who are facing a difficult situation: They want to stop using their office chair all day, but their boss/supervisor/office manager won’t allow it. Often these people are told they will need formal approval, a doctors-note, or to sign a […]

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Replace Sitting Time With Standing Time for Some Seriously Positive Results

Activity trackers seem to be popping up everywhere. It seems everyone is wearing the latest technology right on their wrists. People are sharing their statistics and daily goals on social media and websites. Each day presents the opportunity for a little healthy competition (pun intended) among co-workers and friends. Activity trackers can be the catalyst to become more active, […]

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Do Screens Up = Being Zoned Out?

Perhaps you saw the photos making the rounds on the web. Children with vacant eyes, empty stares, and just generally zoned out. Photo credit: Donna Stevens The collection of images, called Idiot Box, were captured by photographer Donna Stevens. She snapped shots of children while they were watching television. As Stevens explains, she “hopes to explore the darker […]

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How to Make Meetings Suck Less

You knew it was coming. You heard your co-worker talking about it earlier. Then the invite finally hits your inbox. “Invitation: Team Meeting @ Wed. 3:00pm – 4:00pm” You sigh and roll your eyes. One hour! You were so hoping for thirty minutes. With no choice, you accept your fate and respond “yes.” Most employees will attend an astonishing 62 meetings […]

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Taking a Seat During Your Day With a Treadmill Desk

We know that many of you are ready to throw their chairs out the window and never look back at sitting again. While we applaud your enthusiasm, we always encourage our treadmill desk users to slowly integrate the Rebel Treadmill 1000 into their workday. Just like you shouldn’t sit all day, it’s also best not to walk […]

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Standing Desks – Not Just for Grown-Ups!

Just like you dread having to spend 8+ hours sitting in an uncomfortable chair, so too do students who have to sit at school. Students end up sitting in small, uncomfortable plastic chairs with a desk attached to them. Forgot what those chairs look like? Here’s a picture! As extracurricular activities take the back burner […]

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Keys to Building a Successful Team in Your Office

Workplace experience for employees today is just as important as commute time or even salary requirements. Enjoying your job, having a good morale every day, and team members that you enjoy working with can be an integral part of a successful business. Having a great office environment can be an essential recruiting tool when you’re looking […]

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