Research shows that humans currently spend 21 hours per day in sedentary activities such as sitting and sleeping. Our bodies are not meant for this level of inactivity. This inactive lifestyle, which is facilitated by most workplaces, comes with risks that include heart disease, obesity, diabetes and depression. Even regular exercise cannot offset the risks associated with long periods of sitting.
For employers, prolonged periods of physical inactivity that come with sitting at a desk for 8-10 hours per day can result in absenteeism, lost productivity, turnover and a high cost of benefits.
The solution starts here:
At FitneffTM our mission is to make it easy to incorporate regular movement into the workplace. We allow companies to enable employees to maintain productivity while standing or walking. By creating a healthier workplace, your company will realize greater overall benefits:
FitneffTM offers a suite of products that can be easily incorporated into the workplace and are designed to allow regular low-impact movement to break the cycle of sitting. Some examples include:
WalktopTM Treadmill Desk
Active Sitting Accessories
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Summer is on its way out, and the delightfully chilly fall season is already stepping through the door. With the drop in temperature and the changing colour of the trees, it’s incredibly tempting to stay indoors where it’s warm and smells like apple cider, pumpkin pie and ginger spice.
But this beautiful and bountiful season has so much to offer in terms of keeping active! Take advantage of the gorgeous weather and keep active this fall season with one of the eight suggestions here.
It’s hard to believe that we are already in October - this year seems to be flying by! Life moves so fast, sometimes we forget to slow down and enjoy what we have. With Thanksgiving coming up this weekend, it's the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful for and count our blessings.
Here's a list of 30 things to be thankful for this year!
Would you say that the office space you work in is fairly traditional?
Most office workers conduct their business in a space that is quite traditional and simple, meaning that it is filled with conventional office furniture. A stationary desk. A regular office chair. Perhaps a couple of whiteboards.
While this setup is fairly standard, it also doesn’t offer a lot of flexibility and can be (quite frankly) a tad boring. The Solo Workstations by Swiftspace, on the other hand, bring versatility and excitement to the office as a fully foldable, portable workstation. On today’s blog, we look at five benefits that a Swiftspace office has over a traditional one.