When Dr. James Levine’s first book, Move a Little, Lose a Lot, hit the shelves in 2009, it had tectonic implications on our understanding of sitting disease and what we needed to do to address our nation’s new leading cause of premature death. The book introduced Dr. Levine’s concept of non-exercise activity thermogenesis, or NEAT for short. NEAT is the class of activity that yields positive health results through frequent low-intensity movement, such as from using a standing desk or treadmill desk. Speaking personally, Move a Little, Lose a Lot changed my life, my livelihood, and my entire sense of life purpose. So, yes, I went into Dr. Levine’s new book, Get Up! Why Your [...]
Beyond The Office Door, LLC is an online retailer of office furniture products founded by Greg Knighton while he was still a college student in 2005. His parents, Bill and Beth Knighton, are the owners of RightAngle Products and K&A Manufacturing, which has been manufacturing ergonomics products and office furniture for more than 30 years. It’s a family-owned business that was started by Bill and his father, Warren. Greg’s sister Camille also worked in marketing at RightAngle until 2017. Greg was eventually joined by his college buddy, Ryan Bald, who was selling furniture on eBay at the time. Together they built up the [...]
Standing desks have are replacing fixed-height desks in offices across the globe as the dangers of sitting disease have become more apparent. However, the vast majority of standing desks have crossbars underneath the tabletop to improve stability. This has the unintended consequence of making it difficult to install a large percentage of keyboard trays, most of which were designed long before the advent of sit-to-stand desks.
Most keyboard trays have a track (sometimes called a “rail” or a “base frame”) which attaches to the underside of your desk, allowing you to slide the entire tray under the desk when not in use. And most of these tracks don’t [...]