Ergonomics

WFH working from a kitchen table

What Employers Urgently Need to Know About Kitchen Table Ergonomics

With millions of desk workers ordered to work from home for months, through the end of the year, or even permanently, employers need to consider the fact that liability for ergonomic injuries has now pierced the veil of the corporate campus.

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treadmill desk prep

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your First Treadmill Desk

We’ve helped thousands of users get their first treadmill desk—and for that matter, over a million site visitors have read our reviews and advice—so we tapped our staff experts for their favorite tips to new users for the optimal treadmill desking experience, and collected them a…

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deskcycle review ergonomics

How to Set up an Ergonomically Proper Desk Cycle

Call them desk pedals, desk cycles, under desk pedals, or desk ellipticals. Whatever you choose, all of these devices require a little upfront effort to get properly situated for comfortable, productive, and ergonomic use at a desk. This article brings you some expert tips based …

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anti fatigue mats for factory workers

Which Has Greater Impact on Relieving Foot Pain for Standing Workers – Special Shoes or Standing Mats?

We get this question often from employers who are looking for cost-effective ways for reducing foot pain, absenteeism and medical costs for employees who have to stand on their feet all day.

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Varidesk ActiveMat Groove Standing Mat Review

A center groove and 3 included roller balls of varying firmness create a more comfortable and active standing experience.

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TerraMat by CubeFit

CubeFit TerraMat Review

The TerraMat by CubeFit is a welcomed entrant into the field of varied terrain standing mats. Combining the roominess of a traditional mat with fun and interesting surface features, the TerraMat has the best of both worlds to offer its standing desk users.

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Eureka 28” Corner Standing Desk Converter Review

Probably the best compact corner standing desk converter in the market. Robust build quality, top notch stability, classy finish options, and precision height adjustment. The Eureka 28” Corner Standing Desk Converter is our highest-rated desk converter for placing on small corner…

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Ergoslant Standing Mat Review

Advanced anti-fatigue mat design to help improve posture, reduce back pain, and counter negative effects of heeled shoes.

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Intelliskin Posture Control Shirt

IntelliSkin Posture Undershirt Review

An interesting solution to the posture problem. Intelliskin posture undershirts behave like Kinesio tape (and were actually born out of demand for a tape replacement that lasted for more than a couple days) by providing tactile feedback to postural muscles. That’s the theory, any…

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Holiday Guide: Office Fitness Gift Ideas

Holidays are approaching fast and if you aren't yet set on what to buy for your friends and family for Christmas, this holiday gift guide from office fitness industry might just give you ideas for at least to where start looking for a perfect present.

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ErgoExpo 2015

ErgoExpo Expedition 2015

The National Ergonomics Conference & ErgoExpo, the largest ergonomic event in North America, takes place annually at Caesars Palace in sunny Las Vegas. Over the course of three days ergonomists, manufacturers, and institutional buyers gather to learn how to build an ergonomics pr…

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National Ergonomics Conference and Ergo Expo

The Road to Ergo Expo 2015

We are pleased to announce that WorkWhileWalking and WorkWhileStanding will be attending this year's Ergo Expo Show in Las Vegas. From November 17 – 20, over a hundred manufacturers of ergonomic products will gather in Caesar's Palace to exhibit the latest and greatest the offic…

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being happy with treadmill desk

Do you love your treadmill desk LESS every day?

After 6 months of adopting a treadmill desk, daily sedentary time among the study’s subjects had decreased by 91 minutes per day. That’s terrific, but after 12 months, the average decrease was only 43 minutes per day, less than half.

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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?

ased on our regular encounters with occupational ergonomists and ergonomic product designers, it’s fair to say that many, if not most, of those working in the field today did not receive any formal training on the vast differences between working at a keyboard in a seated versus …

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If John Wayne Walked on a Treadmill Desk

If John Wayne Walked on a Treadmill Desk

Some treadmill desk aficionados report their on-the-hoof regimen as being upwards of five hours a day, so will their gait or their body shape change over time to reflect this concentrated activity? It would seem quite likely, unless they balance this activity with others that use…

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