Office Walking Group – Every journey starts with one step

October 27, 2015

Sometimes, a little bit of positive peer pressure can help us to do the things we always mean to do. I might intend to take a break from my desk to go for a brisk walk at lunch time, but more often than not, it is easy to just work through lunch and plan to walk some other time. However, if I have a group of colleagues waiting on me, encouraging me to join them, I’m more likely to actually make it outside. An Office Walking Group can be a great way to spend some quality time with your colleagues, get to know people from other departments and to ensure that you’ll actually stick to your plan to get some exercise during your workday.

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MUZOOKA.COM TRIES OUT THE WALKTOP

October 25, 2015

From coding invoices to writing reports, your time on the WalkTop treadmill desk can be productive and engaging. ‘For what I would do on a daily basis, sitting at my desk, I was able to do on the treadmill,’ mused one Muzooka staffer. ‘For me, it was definitely a gain. When I was uncomfortable, and I got up, I was able to get myself focused on the work.’  Muzooka staff were able to seamlessly integrate the WalkTop Treadmill desk into their work routine and improve productivity. ‘If anything, I was more productive than I would have been trying to sit at my desk. It didn’t take away from my work experience; it enhanced it.’

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Fitneff Inc. New Hire Announcement - Heather Lielmanis

September 28, 2015

New Hire:  Heather Lielmanis, Regional Vice President Fitneff Inc.  Heather will be encouraging Canadian businesses to incorporate Fitneff products into the workplace, enabling employees to maintain productivity while walking or standing. Please join us in welcoming Heather to our team!

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Fitnefff's Q&A with Iain Bain from thebainbuild.com

September 28, 2015

We, at Fitneff, would like you to know a little more about our guest blogger's and why we chose them to blog with us.  Iain Bain, one of Fitneff's guest bloggers, has a passion for health, fitness and journalism and so he coupled the two and has made a career out of them. He describes himself in these words "Voracious for more, obsessively insatiable curiosity".  Read more.

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Fitneff's Q&A with David Sewell - Registered Kinesiologist PART 2 of A 2 Part Series.

September 14, 2015

Fitneff Asks, David Sewell - Registered Kinesiologist a few questions, this is a part 2 of 2 part series. In one or two sentences, what does physical activity mean to you?

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Your Core at Work - 3 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Core At The Office.

September 08, 2015

Like any muscle, in order to get stronger it must be worked. It is a dense, slow twitch muscle and will therefore respond best to low intensity high repetition training. The following are exercises used exclusively to strengthen your TVA but remember, it is to remain engaged all day while sitting, standing, walking, squatting, I could go on. Keep your core engaged!

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Mobility Training at Work

September 01, 2015

Working at a desk eight hours a day can have a detrimental effect on your body. It is one of the surest ways to develop upper and/or lower cross syndrome. These two syndromes, which can occur independently or simultaneously, can be combated through regular trigger point release and stretching interspersed throughout the day.

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Fitneff's Q&A with David Sewell - Registered Kinesiologist

August 21, 2015

Fitneff chats with David Sewell, Registered Kinesiologist and here is what he had to say?  "I get a solid 7 hours a night. I'm pretty good to the point I don't need an alarm clock for the most part anymore, whenever I go to sleep I wake up 7 hours later. Sleep is probably the most overlooked part of training, if you don't fully recover, which sleep is a big part of, you can't train at a high level".

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