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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.
Another great story on the benefits of standing at work.
This article from the Smithsonian.com provides some great information on the long term and short term health benefits of standing at work. As we all know sitting is the new smoking, so don't just sit there, spending more of your day standing could reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.
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.