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).
By “being creative” with her budget, state primary school headteacher Jackie Chalk has managed to fund standing desks for her year 5/6 pupils, boosting their health and improving their academic performance.
This year’s Facilities Show at London’s ExCel was our most successful yet. So we extend healthy thanks to every delegate who popped over to check out our best-selling Yo-Yo Desk® range, seating solutions and anti-fatigue mats.
When the world’s cleverest man says get moving, it’s time to get moving, right?
So Professor Stephen Hawking’s message, that there’s a simple way to solve the problems that ensue when you spend too little time on your feet, is a no-brainer: get active!
You may have heard of the emerging science showing the dangers of prolonged sitting - and the significant health benefits associated with breaking up and reducing “Sitting Time” with increased standing or basic movement on a daily basis. We launched the Get Britain Standing in 2014 and I am delighted to say we have made great headway educating the public, media and employers on the health risks and the multiple benefits ...