Does your job require you to spend hours and hours sitting in a chair, staring at a computer screen? You are probably already suffering from sitting disease, and may even be thinking that it’s time to get a treadmill desk to avoid any further health impacts. But how do you get your employer to make the investment?
Until relatively recently, treadmill desks were so “on the fringe” that workers who wanted them often paid for them out of their own pocket. Getting permission to bring one into the office was difficult enough, presuming they even had the space to install one in their office (or else the gumption to ask for a larger office). But times have changed.
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When iMovR first introduced the concept of a “scrum table” with their Synapse line of adjustable-height conference tables, the target market was clearly the small work group in the enterprise. But just as Blackberry phones migrated from the enterprise to the household, the same thing may now be happening with these uber-cool sit-to-stand tables.
If you’re not familiar with the scrum table, it’s simply a sit-stand conference table, but without the power plugs in the middle of the table. It’s designed for a software development team, for example, to hold 15 minute [...]
Standing desks have gone mainstream, yet there appears to be a bit of confusion about the different labels that both manufacturers and consumers use to describe the different types. Unfortunately it’s mayhem out there, with a lot of casual swapping of non-synonymous terms going on. Let’s clear things up a bit, shall we?
Alternative monikers for things that can allow you to get your work done unseated include standing desk, stand-up desk, sit-stand or sit-to-stand desk, [...]