The ergonomic evaluations of home workstations identified many issues that could be adversely affecting workers over the long haul.
Health Benefits and Ergonomics
Millions of sedentary workers who were sentenced to the chair have adopted a standing desk or treadmill desk, and the adoption rate is only increasing every day. Standing desks and treadmill desks make you healthier first and foremost simply by curbing your sedentary lifestyle. With the average American now spending 9.3 hours sitting, the incidence of metabolic syndrome (diabetes), certain cancers, and all sorts of other health problems continues to increase every year.
That’s just the beginning. A host of health benefits comes from using the office fitness equipment we feature on this site. In fact, each product category (e.g., treadmill desks, desk cycles, etc.) keeps you active and healthy in unique ways.
Want to learn more about which products address your health concerns? Want to set up the most pain-free and productivity-boosting ergonomic workstation? We’ve got you covered. Check out our advice articles (broken down by product category below) so you can evaluate which products are ideal for your office fitness goals.
The ergodynamics of typing while on a treadmill desk are a wholly different experience than typing while sitting at a desk.
Treadmill desk users need to think of feet like professional runners do, and pay close attention to their health and happiness.
With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
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.
With so many Americans opting to work from home, it is important to ensure they have workspace that is conducive to health and productivity.
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.
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.
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.
Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.