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The War On Sitting
You’ve already heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now, scientists reveal exactly how it hurts the body—and novel ways to undo the damage (without clocking hours at the gym). You might want to stand up for this.
Even more options to get you standing at work, Humanscale has released the QuickStand which attaches to your existing workstation that is both stable and aesthetically pleasing.
New Ergonomic Mice
You may not realise this, but choosing the right ergonomic mouse can benefit you by reducing pressure on your wrist and fingers, providing other functions that you would normally do on the keyboard, and increase your productivity. Mice come in various sizes and shapes, different sensors and input devices.
Stand Up Australia featured on 60 Minutes
Last night on 60 Minutes, Channel 9 featured a segment about the dangers and health effects of prolonged sitting. In case you missed it, click the link or image below to watch the 12 minute eye opening clip.
60 Minutes Stand up Australia Video
Ergoport can’t emphasize the facts enough! Time spent sitting is consistently associated with premature mortality, diabetes and risk factors for cardiovascular disease, irrespective of time spent in exercise. Rather than focusing on the dangers of sitting for prolonged periods of time, what can we do to change this?
Ergoport has gone paperless...
That's right! We have decluttered and de-papered in our bid to make our business more sustainable. We ask you to support our paper-free direction by emailing your purchase orders instead of faxing.
We're also standing loads...
We now use the Ergotron sit-stand workstations whilst at our desks and we LOVE standing whilst working!
by Kelly Dickerson - Business Insider Australia
We all want to live longer, healthier lives but there are hidden dangers all around us. Here are just a few of the tons of things we do every day that can shorten your lifespan without you knowing it.