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There have been few debates that say that standing is far better than sitting. Even science has claimed that standing has a wide range of benefits; for instance, standing accounts for more calories burned than sitting. There is an affirmation that standing for long periods of time may seem unmanageable for many adults, especially for those who have desk jobs, but with the introduction of standing desks, standing and sitting at work could be possible.
- In today’s market, there are different kinds of standing desks or desk converters. Manufacturers and big companies nowadays have the latest and the most innovative design. However, are we sure that we have chosen the right one? There are ways on how we can determine a good standing desk is good for one’s health and productivity. Here are some of the essential features to look for when purchasing a standing desk.Read more »
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Sometimes you may not experience any pain or discomfort for quite some time, but eventually, this might appear in the lease time expected, making workers missed their work. Some injuries can make you recover through medication and physical therapy. However, there are other injuries that can keep you out of work for months because it requires extensive treatment. Let us identify first what are the common injuries, its symptoms and causes so we can better understand how we can prevent this.
- Nowadays, standing desks are now widely used because of its benefits and prevention of a sedentary lifestyle. However, standing for a long time is not that easy, especially for a new user to the standing desk that could be experiencing fatigue and pain in the feet, legs and lower back. That is why a standing desk should be partnered with an anti-fatigue mat.Read more »
- Finding the right desk and chair helps you improve your posture, prevent back pain and solve your neck and arm problems. How do you know if the desk and chair are right for you? If you find yourself hunching over or stretching out your neck forward to see the laptop or computer clearly, then that specific desk is not for you.Read more »
- It was proven that standing at least 6 hours a day can significantly decrease the probability of obesity for both women and man. If you choose to stand rather than sit, it will reduce the risk of heart disease. According to some research, standing for 2 hours can lower the blood sugar similar to doing fasting. That is why sedentary lifestyle should be prevented early.Read more »
- No doubt about it: work is hard and the stresses that come with the job often make it harder. However, a long and impressive list of companies interviewed by Quantum Workplace, some of which are start-ups, has managed to show the ideal workplace features that tend to make work more bearable.Read more »
- Professionals who reduce the amount of time they spend while seated for more than an hour a day tend to live longer, according to research by the Institute for Health and Sport at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. As further suggested by the researchers, the fastest and easiest way to transition from a sedentary lifestyle into a healthier one may be best done with the help of a sit-to-stand desk.Read more »
- Workers do not just exist in the office but they can also be found at home. They are commonly referred to as small office/home office or SOHO workers. If you are part of this latest trend, then you are familiar with the struggle to keep your SOHO a fantastic area that promotes a healthy environment.Read more »
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One of the ways companies can save money is going paperless. It means reducing the use of papers starting with eliminating unnecessary record keeping including redundant bookkeeping and the distributions of paper reports.