Yoga, the answer to Dealing with Stress at Work

Yoga for Standing Desks 101

De-stress and learn how to combat standing-desk-aches by trying yoga at your desk. So you’ve recently made the switch to a standing desk. Reading up on all the health benefits of doing away with your chair, you decided a change was in order. But as soon as you started standing throughout the day, your back started to hurt. And your knees began to ache. And you were absolutely exhausted three hours into the workday. What’s going on!? Many office workers experience some trouble adjusting to a standing desk. If you don’t adopt...

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A Standing desk will improve health and productivity.

The Dangers of Sitting at a Desk

While we don't like to focus on bad health, you should understand the dangers of sitting the majority of the workday. In a job market where 45% of workers work from home at least part-time and most new jobs are digital, it’s no surprise that more and more people suffer the side effects of prolonged sitting. You’ve probably heard that sitting in your office chair for eight or more hours a day isn’t doing wonders for your health. DIY Genius puts it pretty bluntly: your desk job is killing you. If...

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Mind your posture and improve the way you work.

Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture

We know work can be tiring – many cultures institute a required siesta at work in the afternoon due to the tiring effect the average workday has. But if you’re slouching in your chair and nodding off at your desk, you probably have poor posture. Your mother told you to sit up straight for a reason – studies indicate that poor posture reduces your energy, sours your mood, and can cut off your circulation. Long-term bad posture can cause several health problems, including back pain, jaw pain, reduced lung function, and...

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Benefits of walking and standing include a boos to your creative thinking.

Benefits of Walking includes Boosting Creativity

While running on the treadmill is great exercise, studies show there are several benefits of walking during the workday including a mental boost of creativity! As The New Yorker attests, some of the most brilliant literary and poetic minds in history nurtured a love for the ambling walk; getting on one’s feet has always seemed intrinsically linked to brainstorming, creativity, and the flow of ideas. But you may believe that there exists no demonstrable link between walking and creativity. Enter a study from Stanford University that positively correlates the movement of walking with a...

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Healthy Habit for the New Year

5 Healthy Habits to Start the New Year

Sticking with your New Year’s resolution can prove tough — six months into the year, only 46% of people who made resolutions are still on target with their goals. Often, this is because the goals we set for ourselves are lofty. When you have to overhaul your life to detect progress, giving up can seem like a better alternative. The trick to keeping your resolution for a healthier you is to set goals that are realistic. Try this: Focus on improving your daily routine by incorporating healthier habits. This time next...

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Wurf attends Consumer Electronics Show, CES.

Wurf invited to CES, Consumer Electronics Show

“CES is where buzz begins,”according to the official site of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which is hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). If you’re not familiar with CES, it is one of the biggest arenas in the world to introduce the most cutting edge products in technology and design. It's taking place in Las Vegas, NV this week. The Wurf Board by JumpSport will be making waves as one of five guests inside Innovation & Tech Today’s booth at the prestigious show and we are so excited to...

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Setting up your home office with the right accessories.

Must-Own Accessories for the Home Office

The rise of digital commerce and E-business have given rise to a huge shift in the American workforce – 45% of Americans telecommute, meaning about 53 million people in the country work from home at least part-time. The traditional 9-to-5, commuter-based workday is giving rise to more flexible hours and a shift to working from a home office.  Every telecommuter’s workspace looks different  - some workers can afford full home offices, while others make do with a laptop and a spot on a couch. For anyone who spends their workdays at...

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Tear down the walls for that Silicon Valley Startup Vibe in your office.

Getting That Silicon Valley Startup Vibe in Your Office

  The fragmented cubicle layout of office space has long been discarded for the new, revamped layout for modern offices modeled after the revolutionary office design of startup companies. In Silicon Valley, where innovation is key and boundaries are always pushed, many startup offices more closely resemble an indoor playground than a traditional workspace. This change has clear benefits, though: companies like Google, Uber, and Adobe have ditched the corporate layout to bring a startup vibe into their large offices. No matter how large your company is, you can benefit from implementing...

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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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