Many years ago, humans weren’t sitting at a desk all day long. But, times have changed, and we do more sitting than ever before! We’re sitting in our cars, at our work, at our dinner table, and on our couch. Nearly all day long, we sit. Then, we work out for a little bit, but […]
Standing Desks to prevent sitting disease
As you probably know by now, sitting all day is bad for your health and can even lead to health conditions such as metabolic syndrome, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and more. That's where standing desks come in. By switching it up between sitting and standing throughout the day, a person reduces their risks for developing these health conditions. Make the change today and try a sit/stand desk!
Sitting all day at work puts you at greater risk for health problems like heart disease, obesity and diabetes, but choosing the right sit-stand desk can be a challenge. We’ll help you know what to look for in the best standing desk converter of 2019.
Sitting all day raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes, back pain and other major issues, but you need your desk to do your job. The EasyLift Adjustable Standing Desk allows you to take charge of the way you work and be more effective than ever.
You’ve done your crunches. Been jogging for months. And even pumped your fair share of iron at the gym. You’re officially ready for the beach. But how ready are you for the office? Yep, though it’s something many of us rarely think about, getting in shape for the office is just as, if not more important, […]
This week, we’d like to take a hard look at the top 3 resolutions that should be on your list but aren’t. Before we dig in, we’ll give you a quick hint as to what they all relate to: it rhymes with the word “boffice”. That’s right: we noticed that the majority of resolutions have […]
Take a look around your office. Seems relatively non-threatening, right?… …Over there is that fern they added when the firm was experiencing some financial troubles and they wanted to “pick up the mood.” Next to the fern is a motivational quote featuring an adventurous person leaping off of a cliff (presumably with a parachute somewhere […]
If you’ve just jumped on to the standing desk train, you’re soon to realize what many standing desk diehards have learned before you: standing desks are great, but only if you use them right, and if you have a little help in doing so. After all, while the benefits of standing rather than sitting are […]
While each are certainly unique creatures, there’s one thing you’ll find in common amongst the world’s best company wellness programs: they tend to stem from big corporations with even bigger budgets. This is all well and good. But not if you own your own business or otherwise work from home. It’s not exactly like you […]
From carpal tunnel syndrome to CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) and everything in between, there’s a reason that Repetitive Strain Injuries are among the most common office place injuries: our bodies just weren’t made to do one thing all day. And while construction and manufacturing may steal the ergonomic injury headlines in terms of degree of […]
If you haven’t been able to tell, we’re big fans of standing desks here at Goldtouch. After all, sitting all day is a surefire way to wreak havoc on employee bodies. Health risks including diabetes and heart disease. And that’s not even mentioning the stress sitting (and hunching) puts on the musculoskeletal system. Physical pain can […]