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10 Ways To Improve Your Office Ergonomics

Now is the time to put effort into your workstation to make sure your office ergonomics are correct as possible to avoid problems.

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The Differences Between Ergonomics and Ergodynamics

Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.

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37 Best Work from Home Gifts For Telecommuters Would Could Use Some Special Holiday Cheer

37 Best Work From Home Gifts For Telecommuters Who Could Use Some Special Holiday Cheer

Thoughtful WFH gifts that will offset the many trials of setting up a home office and embracing a telecommuting lifestyle in the pandemic era.

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WFH Ergonomics Survey From University of Cincinnati Is In, And The News Is Not Great

The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.

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What Employers Urgently Need to Know About Kitchen Table Ergonomics

With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.

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How COVID-19 Reshaped the Office Furniture Industry Overnight

Large furniture companies are largely shut out from selling millions of standing desks that are going to be shipped directly to employees' homes.

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‘Big Furniture’ Rushes Standing Desks To Market for WFH

Behemoth companies, like Herman Miller, Steelcase, Knoll, et al, have all attempted to quickly pivot to capture the Work From Home (WFH) market.

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Legal Questions Around Standing Desks

Employers May Soon Be Legally Required to Provide Ergonomic Workstations to Workers

We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.

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How Difficult Is It to Assemble a Standing Desk?

We break down which standing desks are easiest and most difficult to put together, along with how much time assembly could take.

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Why Amazon Reviews of Office Fitness Equipment Tend to Be Untrustworthy

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…

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How Many Calories Can You Really Expect to Burn Using a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk

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.

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Are Treadmill Desks a Good Thing for Kids?

Kids hate sitting for endless hours as much as adults do, if not more so. You don't have to be over 40 to feel the physical anguish of sitting too long.

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How to Clean, Sanitize and Disinfect Your Standing Desk Workstation in the Age of Coronavirus

How to Clean, Sanitize and Disinfect Your Standing Desk Workstation in the Age of Coronavirus

Disinfecting is killing bacteria and viruses on a surface. While cleaning is simply removing any visible dirt or matter from a surface.

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Top 8 Factors to Consider When Buying a Convertible Standing Desk

Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.

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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.

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Many ergonomists' business card graphics still depict incorrect arm positions for standing desk users

Anthropometry and Ergonomics: Why Should You Care?

Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.

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What is ANSI/BIFMA and How Does it Relate to Standing Desks and Treadmill Desks?

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.

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Can Standing Desks Really Slow Down the Spread of the Coronavirus?

Smart employers are not waiting for that first coronavirus case to crop up in their offices before reacting to the situation.

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Desk for Success: How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution in 2021

Once someone gets on a treadmill desk, they generally find it far easier to keep their exercise plan in place.

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How to Choose a Balance Board for Your Standing Desk

With a ton of different options available on the market, we help you figure out how to choose a balance board for standing desk.

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Can You Walk Off Type II Diabetes by Working While Walking?

The correlation between Type II diabetes and weight struggles is so direct that most people consider the words “obese” and “diabetic” to be synonymous.

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Indo Board DIY balance board

How to Build a DIY Balance Board

DIY balance board project is a nice way to get a trial run of the new device and find out what to look for in a commercial product.

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UL Certified treadmill desks

How Important Is UL Certification for a Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk?

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.

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Merger & Acquisition Activity In The Ergonomic Office Furniture Industry

Ever since the pandemic merger and acquisition activity within the office furniture industry has reached a relative fever pitch.

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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.

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Treadmill desk liability issues

What Legal Departments Need to Know About Treadmill Desks

We often hear from employees of large corporations and government agencies that their legal dept put the kibosh on treadmill desks.

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Top 9 Desk Stretches to Do at Your Standing Desk or Treadmill Desk

Develop proper posture during the day using this list of easy desk stretches demonstrated by Certified Physical Trainer and MPH Victoria Lyon.

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NEAT Certification

What is NEAT Certification and Why Does it Matter for Office Fitness Furniture?

So what is NEAT certification exactly? In a nutshell, it refers to the energy we expend day-to-day through non-cardio-exercise movements.

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Treadmill desk weight

Do Treadmill Desk Weight Ratings Really Matter?

There are no industry standards for establishing the weight rating of a treadmill desk, so what's really behind the numbers, and are they real?

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Anti Collision Detection in Standing Desks

Anti-Collision and G-Force Detection in Standing Desks

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.

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