Monthly Archives: May 2015

If Sitting is the New Smoking, then a Sit-Stand Desk is the New Juice Cleanse

Google the phrase “sitting is the new smoking” and you will get results from Inc., CNN, Forbes, and nearly 20 million other web pages. It is true: sitting all day is bad for our health. Sedentary lifestyles have been linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, depression, and muscular problems. But if sitting is as bad for you as smoking, then working at a sit-stand desk is just as good for you as yoga, Zumba Step, and eating Superfoods, organic, gluten-free, vegan, or doing a juice cleanse! Continue reading

Dear Ergo Diva – May Q&A

Mother with her daughter

Ergo Diva addresses your ergonomic questions…and their effect on health and well being

This May, Ergo Diva dedicates the column to the mothers of the world who give and love day in and day out for the sake of their children.  In order to do that, they must take care of themselves to keep their bodies healthy for many years to come. Awkward postures and twisting and turning are easy habits to develop, but so are healthy lifting and work outs! Ergo Diva helps readers around the country and throughout the world implement better practices and the use of ergonomic furniture and peripherals that alleviate stress, increase productivity, and contribute positively to healthy and happy lifestyle. Continue reading