Exercise While You Work

Deskercises: Exercise While You Work

Your body needs exercise while you work- don't just stand there! If you use a standing desk mat or just want to burn more calories, check out these helpful deskercises!   Copy and paste this code to share this on your site! <img src="http://blog.wurf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Deskercises-Infographic_16a.png" alt="Deskercises: Exercise While You Work"> Save Save Save...

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The ultimate dorm accessory this year is the Wurf Board;

a highly supportive and responsive, air-spring standing platform that is easily portable and will make standing while learning way more comfortable. Studies show standing while learning instead of sitting in a sedentary position, increases cognitive performance and productivity.  The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health reported that "continued use of standing desks was associated with significant improvements in executive function and working memory capabilities." Standing throughout the school-day, while in lecture or studying, will keep you awake and provide more energy.  You will save the money you’d spend on energy...

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Standing desk accessories – Wurf Board

Top 5 Standing Desk Accessories You Need

Standing desk accessories are the newest office sensation. Whether you are thinking about getting a standing desk or maybe you already own one --- the health benefits of standing desks are undeniable. Not only can a standing desk improve your overall health, but it’s great for boosting your overall fitness level. Keep in mind, however, that most people don't use a standing desk without tricking it out with some cool accessories.  From anti-fatigue mats to comfy shoes, here are 5 standing desk accessories that you just can’t live without : 1Comfortable yet...

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Winning the 9-to-5 Battle: Staying Healthy at Work

the 9-to-5 Battle: Staying Healthy at Work

Studies show that sitting for extended periods of time can be detrimental to your health. Follow Wurf's visual guide for staying healthy at work.   Copy and paste this code to share this on your site! <a href=http://blog.wurf.com/infographics-staying-healthy-at-work/><img src=http://blog.wurf.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/041216-Workweek-Battle-ThirdDraft.jpg alt=”The 9-5 Battle: Staying Healthy at Work” width=600/> <p></a> </p> <p> Save...

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Author Ernest Hemingway at the standing desk on the balcony of Bill Davis's home near Malaga, Andalusia while writing his book 'The Dangerous Summer', 1960.  (Photo By Loomis Dean/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Standing vs. Sitting vs. Moving

Standing desks have been hailed as a fad of Silicon Valley by many. Looking at the history of standing desks though, we discovered they were used by world leaders from Thomas Jefferson to Winston Churchill as well as by great authors from Charles Dickens to Ernest Hemmingway. It calls into question what is really the fad? Is standing at work something new or have we been lulled into believing that work was made easier by sitting? Ultimately our bodies were not designed to be sedentary. Our bodies, just like our...

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