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6 Sit/Stand Desks for your Active Office

Aug 1, 2013 | No Comments
6 Sit/Stand Desks for your Active Office

We have discussed how switching to a height adjustable desk can offer multiple health benefits here, and we have explored the practical side of having a height adjustable desk here. Now comes the tough part – choosing the desk that is right for you. The following are 6 desks that are sure to suit any ...

6 Reasons to Upgrade to a Height Adjustable Desk

Jul 30, 2013 | No Comments
6 Reasons to Upgrade to a Height Adjustable Desk

We have already explored how switching to a height adjustable desk can offer massive health benefits here. Here are 6 practical reasons you should consider a height adjustable desk when you are ready to make the transition from sedentary to upright. 1. Ease Into Standing Adopting a standing work-style takes time, especially if you are ...

5 Health Reasons to Consider Standing While you Work

Jul 30, 2013 | No Comments
5 Health Reasons to Consider Standing While you Work

Wash Your Hands!.  Smoking Kills,  Seatbelts Save. All these concepts without a doubt help keep people alive; however there were times when these ideas were not -so-common sense. It takes entire generations for concepts like these to become societal norms, even when science has backed them up from the beginning. It takes time before public ...

Friday Fit Tips & Fitterisms

Mar 7, 2013 | No Comments
Friday Fit Tips & Fitterisms

There are a lot of “fit tips”, sayings and fitterisms floating around our office. They typically are in the realm of self care and staying healthy. At Fitterfirst we are all on a constant quest for better health, and continual fresh reminders help us keep sight of what is important. We thought it would be ...

10 Reasons a Medicine Ball is Your Home Gym Essential

Mar 5, 2013 | No Comments
10 Reasons a Medicine Ball is Your Home Gym Essential

Medicine Balls are an incredibly valuable piece of equipment in any fitness regimen; at the gym or at home. They can be used as a part of strength, stability and rehabilitative workouts, making them a great investment. Here are some reasons we think they are superior to other weight equipment.   Great for the Home ...

Active Office – The Concept Explained

Feb 21, 2013 | No Comments
Active Office – The Concept Explained

1. Why you need an Active Office “The office of tomorrow will be an active, engaging place that inspires good health and productivity”  – Louis Stack The Active Office concept has long been a part of our company philosophy of S.A.M. “Practice STABILITY in everyday living to improve AGILITY at play and maintain MOBILITY for ...

Active Office – Support Articles

Feb 19, 2013 | No Comments
Active Office – Support Articles

Fitterfirst has been promoting the concept of the Active Office for years.  Our company philosophy “Practice Stability in your daily living to achieve agility at play and mobility for life” is exactly that. We believe that our workplaces  (where we spend the majority of our waking hours) need to support human life through the incorporation ...

Magic Underwear – The Study of Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenisis

Feb 12, 2013 | No Comments
Magic Underwear – The Study of Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenisis

Magic Underwear equipped with accelerometers were used in a Mayo Clinic study to demonstrate how lots of little movements throughout the day can battle obesity. The Video: Dr. James Levine of the Mayo Clinic presents the study of Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenisis (NEAT) and discusses some of the solutions explored to increase mobility in every day ...

4 Quick Moves to Strengthen Your Knees

Feb 8, 2013 | No Comments
4 Quick Moves to Strengthen Your Knees

I found this article in our Fittfirst knowledge database. As it warms up outside and we increase our outdoor activity, it’s a good thing to remember to take care of our knees (which may still be in winter mode)

7 Steps to Activate your Office

Jan 31, 2013 | No Comments
7 Steps to Activate your Office

Stay active while you work with these 7 simple steps. Long gone are the days of stale workplaces that don’t support human life…or so we would hope. At Fitterfirst we strive to create an ergonomically sensible office – The Active Office approach and encourage all workplaces to follow suit. We understand for most people, the reality ...