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5 Health Benefits of Using an Anti-Fatigue Mat at Your Office

5 Health Benefits of Using an Anti-Fatigue Mat at Your Office

What’s up with using an anti-fatigue mat at the office? It seems like we’ve seen these things in Grandma’s kitchen, or at the auto-shop, but now they’re showing up at work too. Let’s look at some health benefits of using a mat with your standing desk.

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17 Deskercises for 2017

17 Deskercises for 2017

You've got your standing desk, so let’s use it to get fit at the office. I’m talking about deskercising. It’s not as cool as Jazzercize but it’s a lot more convenient, plus the Jazzercize moms intimidate me (I just got an invite to a class this weekend, and it said the instructors were sexy – ugh! Not going!) If you have a trashcan, a standing desk and a stapler, we’re ready.  

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An Ergonomist from D.C. Talks Standing Desks, Ergonomics and Habit Change

An Ergonomist from D.C. Talks Standing Desks, Ergonomics and Habit Change

Earlier this year, I got to sit down with Debra Lieberman, OTR/L, CEAS of Ergoworks Consulting, a company focused on injury prevention and providing the services of ergonomic specialists in the D.C. area. Debra started her career as an occupational therapist for adults, helping people change their environments to meet the needs of their injuries. Debra then spent time doing hand therapy at Fairfax Hospital and worked on repetitive strain injuries in outpatient clinics. Even today, she notices people are overusing their hands, especially on iPhones.

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5 Ways the Wobble Stool Can Significantly Improve your Life

5 Ways the Wobble Stool Can Significantly Improve your Life

1) Focus With the ability to move or rock freely, the Wobble Stool can help improve your focus and your memory. Studies show that the rocking motio...

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