Once someone gets on a treadmill desk, they generally find it far easier to keep their exercise plan in place.
Are rubberwood desk tops really "as easy on the planet as it is on your wallet"? Our experts research the marketing claims.
Some online sellers of bamboo standing desks are promoting them as the most environmentally-conscious choice when it's the exact opposite.
What is the carbon footprint of your treadmill desk? We explore some power conservation tips for walking desk users to explore.
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.
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.
Your standing desk desk or treadmill workstation purchase is almost certainly tax-deductible if you use it for work purposes.
Thoughtful WFH gifts that will offset the many trials of setting up a home office and embracing a telecommuting lifestyle in the pandemic era.
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.
With so many Americans opting to work from home, it is important to ensure they have workspace that is conducive to health and productivity.
COVID-19’s Dramatic Impact on the Office Fitness Industry, and Standing Desk Suppliers in Particular
In this article we examine the impact on both the supply side and demand side of this market multi-billion dollar market segment.
With nearly 40,000 fitness clubs in the United Stated, you’d think Americans would be in the top tier of countries measured by how much exercise they get.
So you’ve already installed standing desks or maybe even treadmill desks in your office—great first step. But you can't stop there.
The Work-Life Formula Summit covers a variety of topics relating to working remotely and keeping things running smoothly while doing so.
We review Dr. James Levine's new book "Get Up! Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It." See what we thought.
So what is NEAT certification exactly? In a nutshell, it refers to the energy we expend day-to-day through non-cardio-exercise movements.
Popular romance and fantasy author Carolyn Crane writes about what she's found during her first month of treadmill desk experience.
Today, one out of six Americans uses a treadmill regularly. But before we knew the benefits of an aerobic workout, treadmills were used to punish prisoners.
Despite billions spent on corporate wellness programs, adverse health trends have not reversed, resulting in steep medical costs and decreased productivity.
When you're buying a standing desk or any other office fitness product it's crucial to know whether it meets the entire safety standard for its category.
Continuing to increase financial incentives through corporate wellness programs raises an organization’s risk of facing discrimination and privacy lawsuits.
The correlation between Type II diabetes and weight struggles is so direct that most people consider the words “obese” and “diabetic” to be synonymous.
The pros and cons to installing treadmill desks in libraries, and advice on integration for a healthier library environment.
Allowing employees to work from treadmill desks at home will drive improvements in their productivity, their health, and their job satisfaction
In an ABC News article, Dr. Marc Hamilton calls into question the efficacy of standing and treadmill desks. WorkWhileWalking responds in this blog post.
Congress Just Raised the Special Tax Deduction for Standing Desk and Treadmill Desk Equipment to $510,000
If you operate a business, or earn your living working from your home office, your acquisition of treadmill desk may be especially tax deductible in 2014.
We've seen a trend of using "desk" and "table" interchangeably. A desk is a workstation for one individual, while a table is for multiple people to use.
The age of the active workstation is upon us yet we've crawled the web in search of new approaches to the active workday and strange workstations.
The average American office worker’s BMI is far higher than the average Korean subject in this study, and we spend even more hours a day sitting.
We're proud to announce the launch of our new website, combining both WorkWhileWalking & WorkWhileStanding and offering powerful new tools.
It’s hard to put a finger on how large this sector is but it’s clearly growing at an impressive rate, both in terms of buyers and suppliers.