The Blueprint to Choosing the Best Office Chair

The Blueprint to Choosing the Best Office Chair

“Happiness is spinning on an office chair.” - AnonAre you clued up on all things relating to office chairs? Have you done any research on office chairs and what is best suited to your working environment? It’s high time you do. If you consider how much time those working in an office spend sitting in an office chair, it adds up to a staggering amount of hours. Therefore, an office chair that is seemingly insignificant is an essential part of the office environment. Sitting for extended per …
2nd Dec 2016 Hurdleys
How to Organise your Standing Desk for Success

How to Organise your Standing Desk for Success

“If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” - Albert Einstein.“Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” - A.A.Milne.As the above quotes would suggest we all have our personal preferences regarding our workspace. There are those whose standing desks are covered in a mountain of paper and other equipment, and others who have minimal clutter on them. There are different schools of t …
28th Nov 2016 Hurdleys

How to Incorporate Ergonomics with your Standing Desk

Ergonomics: noun (used with a sing. verb) The applied science of equipment design, as for the workplace, intended to maximize productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort. Also called biotechnology, human engineering, human factors engineering – Your Dictionary.Irrespective of whether you are considering investing in a standing desk or have recently acquired one ‘a pat on the back’ to you. However, that does not suffice. The definition given above reiterates the importance …
20th Oct 2016

Could Standing Desks be the Future?

“Today, our bodies are breaking down from obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression and the cascade of health ills and everyday malaise that come from what scientists have named sitting disease.” James Levine, MD, PhDThe standing desk concept is not a new one. There was in fact a time when standing desks were more than a curiosity and used by many great minds and thinkers, like Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin and Ernest Hemingway, but rarely seen in a regular office se …
3rd Oct 2016

How a Standing Desk changed my Life

“A sound mind in a sound body”, is the English translation of the Latin phrase commonly used when expressing the importance of physical exercise as part of your mental and psychological well-being. Prolonged workplace sitting is touted as being harmful to our bodies, even though we may exercise outside of work hours. Is there any truth in it or is it just scaremongering? Let’s face it if we spend, most of our day sitting without much movement we are putting our lives at risk. Anecdotal evi …
23rd Sep 2016