A phenomenon that we observe with great regularity with regard to Amazon reviews of office fitness products specifically is that many of them are posted before the merchandise even arrives, or after the first day of using the product, and are highly optimistic about how the produ…
Given that more than 90% of the standing desks sold online today are built on Chinese-made, commodity-grade lifting bases, the introduction of inline brushless DC motor actuators has the potential to truly disrupt the market.
While some consider ANSI-BIFMA compliance a check-off item on the punch list for buying a desk, in our experience it's only a starting point.
Once a new and exotic feature on pricier models, anti-collision detection can now be found on even some of the less expensive standing desks on the market.
The Net Effect of Covid, War, Inflation and Global Supply Chain Challenges On The Office Ergonomics Market
We asked industry CEOs how prices and selection in the office ergonomics market have been affected by the economic changes in recent years.
Once someone gets on a treadmill desk, they generally find it far easier to keep their exercise plan in place.
Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.
Develop proper posture during the day using this list of easy desk stretches demonstrated by Certified Physical Trainer and MPH Victoria Lyon.
Which Has Greater Impact on Relieving Foot Pain for Standing Workers – Special Shoes or Standing Mats?
We get this question from employers looking for ways to reduce foot pain, absenteeism and medical costs for employees who stand on their feet all day.
Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.
Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.
Disinfecting is killing bacteria and viruses on a surface. While cleaning is simply removing any visible dirt or matter from a surface.
This Georgetown University School of Nursing infographic shows how both sitting and standing for prolonged periods can be hazardous to your health.
What does the acquisition of Fully's $54M ecommerce office furniture business by $1.3B Knoll (NYSE:KNL) mean for the industry?
Smart employers are not waiting for that first coronavirus case to crop up in their offices before reacting to the situation.
Focus is a hard thing to measure. WorkWhileWalking's Ron Wiener conducts his own mini study by examining how a treadmill desk affected his chess game.
Behemoth companies, like Herman Miller, Steelcase, Knoll, et al, have all attempted to quickly pivot to capture the Work From Home (WFH) market.
People on a low-carb diets who find themselves restricted from intensive exercise and use a treadmill desk to keep healthy and toned while they diet.
The WorkWhileWalking staffers tasty drink of choice for optimal health, since we're all into treadmill desking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Many employers don't know it, but their health insurance carriers have free funds that employers can tap to make purchases of active desks.
Ever since the pandemic merger and acquisition activity within the office furniture industry has reached a relative fever pitch.
“Scared Sitless” promises on the cover that you will “work happier, lose weight, and live longer” with the information and advice offered in the book. The book largely fulfills these promises. The author refers to an impressive number of scientific research articles that show how…
Mayo Clinic: How Many Calories Can You Really Expect to Burn Using a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk?
The question of exactly how many more calories you can burn using a treadmill desk hasn’t been thoroughly understood, until now.
Large furniture companies are largely shut out from selling millions of standing desks that are going to be shipped directly to employees' homes.
The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.
With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.
Thoughtful WFH gifts that will offset the many trials of setting up a home office and embracing a telecommuting lifestyle in the pandemic era.
What is the carbon footprint of your treadmill desk? We explore some power conservation tips for walking desk users to explore.
Typing while walking was no problem at all. Mouse-ing was more of a challenge. First, the mouse tends to waltz off the keyboard tray when I start typing. So I have to move it up to the desk when I’m not using it. Second, the cursor requires precise positioning on the screen which…
We often hear from employees of large corporations and government agencies that their legal dept put the kibosh on treadmill desks.
Review of Dr. James Levine's new book, "Get Up!" which boils down his findings on sitting disease and the benefits of sitting less and moving more.
Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.