You may have read about the results of a ground breaking research project into the effectiveness of sitting less at work – the SMART Work programme. This is the largest standing desks research project of its kind worldwide from the University of Leicester and Loughborough University.
The traditional "office empire" is experiencing radical change as we move towards a new future where Working From Home (WFH) becomes the "new norm" for millions of us. More and more companies are completely re-thinking their workplace strategy and this means it is highly probable we will experience a complete flip in the acceptance of WFH as our primary workplace. The future office will be the place we travel into less frequently and more specifi
Many of us are having to hastily transform a corner of the house into a makeshift workstation as more and
more businesses ask their office workers to work from home. If you are one of the millions in this situation,
it is important to make sure you do it properly to ensure you apply the basic measures to improve your health,
posture and productivity.
Christmas is the perfect excuse to splash out on a gift that will help the recipient live a healthier working life. We recommend the following goodies for a Merry Christmas and a Happy (healthy) New Year.
Like our ever-increasing number of customers, we know that our adjustable desks are the best you can buy, so it’s good to know the press agrees. Here are some of the latest headlines on the Sit-Stand.Com range.
Testers at Germany’s Ask George organisation – the equivalent of the UK’s Which? have declared our Yo-Yo DESK® MINI ‘best desk riser’, giving it close to top marks in a comparison test against other brands.
Thought you knew all about active working? Well, we’ve found a new way to help you beat sedentary habits, boost calorie burn, and keep health problems at bay – and even better, you can get your hands on one at £50 discount if you pre-order before the end of September 2019.
It’s Facilities Show week, and we are looking forward to meeting existing and new customers on our stand (HW4414) at ExCel London, where we will be showcasing our Nordic-inspired FLYTTA® 2 height adjustable desk – judged BEST BUY standing desk 2019 by The Independent newspaper.
Our child-sized Yo-Yo DESK® LEARN is a massive hit with the teachers and pupils who have been testing it out in the classroom. “I would have a classroom full of these standing desks if I could,” says teacher Kerryn Witting, who teaches Year 2 and is also her school’s Healthy Schools Leader.
Many office workers who spend most of their day at a desk complain of neck, shoulder or back pain. This pain is often caused by poor posture. Slouching over a keyboard can lead to hunched shoulders. This constant tension can cause tight back and shoulder muscles that ache even after the workday ends.
It was another outstanding Facilities Show 2018 at London ExCel in June. We got to catch up with many of our delightful customers, talk workplace wellbeing and – most excitingly – unveil some brand-new standing desk ranges, each offering remarkable value.
We get brilliant feedback on Sit-Stand.Com® products from office-based workers,but we wanted to know what bloggers would think of our Yo-Yo Desk®. We asked 4 bloggers for feedback. Here’s a taste of what happened…
While the Government’s new Childhood Obesity Report (published in May 2018) focused largely on the impact of food choices on childhood obesity, it is pleasing to see a passing mention of the importance of active lifestyles.
Simply logging steps may not be the answer for the average worker, who lacks willpower and opportunity to stay active around the office.
We watched Dr Michael Mosley’s recent BBC TV show ‘The Truth About… Getting Fit’ with interest, since he was investigating how people lacking time and inclination to improve their activity levels can achieve maximum gain for minimum pain.
"Standing & working- it’s the way forward!". Not our words, but a quote from Geoff, who bought his Yo-Yo Desk® MINI after seeing it featured in the BBC programme How To Stay Young (Episode 3, 27 September 2017).