9 Reasons FitBit Users Are Secretly In Love With The Treadmill Desk

1. You don’t have to feel guilty about hanging around and watching TV.  The treadmill desk is your secret weapon for turning lazy days into milestone days! Instead of sitting on the couch and watching TV, you can lazily walk at your treadmill desk and get some serious steps in. If you decided to walk at 2mph and watch Saving Private Ryan, you'd have 10,000 steps by the ending credits! 2. No more need to rough it through harsh weather just to get your steps in. Let's face it, sometimes the elements just work against us. Taking a walk in 105 degree heat or...

Jul 27, 2016

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Calories Burned Sitting vs. Standing: A Hypothetical Case Study

It's been all over the media lately that sitting for extended periods of time can increase your risk for some of the deadliest chronic diseases out there. However, when it comes to preventing chronic disease, many of us have the "out of sight" out of mind mentality. In other words, if we're going to take an action, we want it to be about something that will benefit us in the immediate or near immediate future. If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, then you know the most effective way is to be at a slight calorie deficit every day and...

May 01, 2016

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Tired of Standing? Introducing the Standing Desk Stool

When You’re Tired of Standing: Introducing the Standing Desk Stool For those of us who work on standing desks, it becomes clear pretty quickly that standing for hours on end can be pretty exhausting and tough on the feet. Unfortunately for most of us, that means lowering our sit stand desks back to sitting height and popping a squat back into our chairs. Often times this means that we're right back where we started, not reaping all the benefits of owning active workstation and slumping back into the health deteriorating effects of sitting. This happened more often than I would have liked, until I invested...

Apr 28, 2016

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Benefits of Standing Desks

Many of us spend our entire workday sitting and then go home to relax in front of the computer or television. With the average person sitting for 13 hours a day, not including sleeping, and being active for only 3 hours a day, one has to wonder the effect sitting can have on the body.  When We Decided To Investigate How Sitting Can Impact The Body, The Answer Was Shocking! The body reacts to sitting almost immediately and causes the following changes: The electrical activity in the muscles begin to slow down The body's calorie burning plummets to 1 calorie per minute Blood sugar,...

Mar 24, 2016

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