Now you can keep active while in the job with our brand new Active Range!
We all know how tough it can be sitting at your desk for hours on end, counting down the minutes to lunch to get out and move around only to be be left sitting back down mentally fatigued. When we sit at our desk for long periods, it leads to an endless list of health problems from ranging from poor blood circulation, to weight gain, to the more severe posture and back problems.
For most of us, we are continuously slouched over and putting unforgiving pressure on our spines for hours at a time. If you are lucky enough to be exercising outside of work for a few hours then great! But for many of us, that one class of yoga a week won’t make up for the damage done by 8 hours continually sitting with the odd toilet break. Not too mention the hours added on at home in front of the telly after a hard days work!
Standing for just a few hours a day can drastically improve your general health and fitness! Your spine hates sitting still and loves moving about. Study’s show, that if your operate your computer from standing position that it will increase your mental and physical health.
The Trend Towards Sit Stand Desks is becoming increasingly more popular. In Scandinavia, sit stand desks are commonplace. Over 90% of office workers using computers in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark work at sit stand desks. In fact, in Denmark, employers legally have to offer their employees the opportunity to use a sit stand desk.
When it comes down to it, our health is our wealth and we should all be taking that little bit more care of our bodies in work, we do spend exactly one third of our life in the workplace after all!
Over the next few months we will be highlighting the effects of the work place on our bodies, and giving you tips on how to minimize the damage on our mental and physical health as much as possible. Keep an eye out for our blogs and don’t hesitate to contact one of our team if you have any queries about our #ActiveRange!