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.
With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
Where can you try out a treadmill desk for yourself before plunking down the cash for one?
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.
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.
The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.
Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.
Behemoth companies, like Herman Miller, Steelcase, Knoll, et al, have all attempted to quickly pivot to capture the Work From Home (WFH) market.
We've seen a recent spate of lawsuits in which very large settlements have been extracted from employers who failed to provide adequate seating.
Large furniture companies are largely shut out from selling millions of standing desks that are going to be shipped directly to employees' homes.
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…
Getting a new standing desk or treadmill desk can create a of getting rid of your old one. Figure out how to send it to its next home.
Disinfecting is killing bacteria and viruses on a surface. While cleaning is simply removing any visible dirt or matter from a surface.
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.
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.
Smart employers are not waiting for that first coronavirus case to crop up in their offices before reacting to the situation.
The correlation between Type II diabetes and weight struggles is so direct that most people consider the words “obese” and “diabetic” to be synonymous.
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.
Ever since the pandemic merger and acquisition activity within the office furniture industry has reached a relative fever pitch.
Is it dual-monitor compatible? Ergonomically adjustable? We outline what you need to know to pick a great convertible standing desk.
It seems virtually guaranteed that every so often some university will publish a study negating some aspect of the benefits of treadmill desk usage.
We often hear from employees of large corporations and government agencies that their legal dept put the kibosh on treadmill desks.
Develop proper posture during the day using this list of easy desk stretches demonstrated by Certified Physical Trainer and MPH Victoria Lyon.
So what is NEAT certification exactly? In a nutshell, it refers to the energy we expend day-to-day through non-cardio-exercise movements.
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.
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.
This Georgetown University School of Nursing infographic shows how both sitting and standing for prolonged periods can be hazardous to your health.
With so many Americans opting to work from home, it is important to ensure they have workspace that is conducive to health and productivity.
So you’ve already installed standing desks or maybe even treadmill desks in your office—great first step. But you can't stop there.
What is the carbon footprint of your treadmill desk? We explore some power conservation tips for walking desk users to explore.
The Work-Life Formula Summit covers a variety of topics relating to working remotely and keeping things running smoothly while doing so.
The WorkWhileWalking staffers tasty drink of choice for optimal health, since we're all into treadmill desking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
What does the acquisition of Fully's $54M ecommerce office furniture business by $1.3B Knoll (NYSE:KNL) mean for the industry?
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.
Your standing desk desk or treadmill workstation purchase is almost certainly tax-deductible if you use it for work purposes.
In an ABC News article, Dr. Marc Hamilton calls into question the efficacy of standing and treadmill desks. WorkWhileWalking responds in this blog post.
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.
Thoughtful WFH gifts that will offset the many trials of setting up a home office and embracing a telecommuting lifestyle in the pandemic era.
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.
“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…
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.
We're proud to announce the launch of our new website, combining both WorkWhileWalking & WorkWhileStanding and offering powerful new tools.
Continuing to increase financial incentives through corporate wellness programs raises an organization’s risk of facing discrimination and privacy lawsuits.
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.
Popular romance and fantasy author Carolyn Crane writes about what she's found during her first month of treadmill desk experience.
Many employers don't know it, but their health insurance carriers have free funds that employers can tap to make purchases of active desks.
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
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.
Despite billions spent on corporate wellness programs, adverse health trends have not reversed, resulting in steep medical costs and decreased productivity.
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.
Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.
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…
Ergodynamics takes into account that everything about standing or walking while typing is different than when users were seated at a desk.
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.
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.
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.