Standing Desk Benefits

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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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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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Plantar Fasciitis Ergonomics

What Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers Need to Know About Standing Desks and Treadmill Desks

Find out how a treadmill or standing desk can help sufferers of plantar fasciitis strengthen their muscles, move more, and break out of a sedentary life.

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Empty offices in times of COVID 19

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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What The Huffington Post’s Video on Sitting Disease Doesn’t Tell You

The best way to avoid a sedentary work life is to give ourselves viable alternatives to sitting that allow us to be productive at the same time.

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do treadmill desks help you lose weight?

How many calories can you burn by using a treadmill desk?

Contrary to some marketer's claims, treadmill desks are not the easy ticket for dramatic weight loss but they do provide many other health benefits.

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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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Preventing Varicose Veins For Standing Desk Users

Varicose veins are among the most persistent bugbears of standing workers - something that every treadmill desker becomes the moment the belt stops moving. Most readers will recognize the term, and many have probably heard it before in relation to prolonged standing; however, few will know the specifics of this health issue and, more importantly, how to deal with it. Fear not, but igno…

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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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Losing weight with a treadmill desk

How Many Calories Will You Burn on a Treadmill Desk vs. a Standing Desk?

Using a standing desk or treadmill desk will increase your basal metabolic rate thus burn more calories than sitting still, but by how much?

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Why Standing Desks and Treadmill Desks are Essential for Remote Workers

Why Standing Desks and Treadmill Desks are Essential for Remote Workers

With so many Americans opting to work from home, it is important to ensure they have workspace that is conducive to health and productivity.

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Get Up! by James Levine

“Get Up! Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It” by Dr. James Levine

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.

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sitting disease and brain

How Sitting Affects Your Brain

You’ve probably already read articles connecting prolonged sitting with obesity and cancer. But how about brain performance?

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will corporate wellness lawsuits be far behind

Will Sitting Lawsuits Be Far Behind?

Employers ought to provide their sedentary workers with standing or treadmill desks for the long-term health of both their employees and their organization.

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A Response to ABC News Blog: Stand Up for Better Health

In an ABC News article, Dr. Marc Hamilton calls into question the efficacy of standing and treadmill desks. WorkWhileWalking responds in this blog post.

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Scared Sitless Book

Scared Sitless Book Review

“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 his recommended “office fitness” practices can improve productivity and psychological well-being, burn calori…

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