Chair Repair: Love Your Chair Again

Chair Repair: Love Your Chair Again

Too often, perfectly pristine office chairs start to lose their pizazz seemingly out of nowhere. One day you're reclining up a storm, admiring the flawless flexibility of such a perfect seating contraption, then another day you start noticing that the wheels and arm rests just don't move around as g...
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Work, Work, Work it Out!

Work, Work, Work it Out!

The best way to alleviate body pain in your work place is to have a great ergonomic chair, like the Herman Miller aeron chair. But sometimes a great chair is not enough! Doing certain exercises throughout your work day in your office chair can help keep you healthy and pain-free,...
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Cautionary Tale: How Sitting May Harm Your Longevity

Cautionary Tale: How Sitting May Harm Your Longevity

There have been countless studies performed to examine the correlation between sitting down and long-term health. Naturally, one would assume sitting down is a natural position that won't have residual effects on the body. However with new evidence becoming buoyant, researchers have concluded sittin...
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Ergonomics and the Paleo Lifestyle

Ergonomics and the Paleo Lifestyle

Recent articles have come out that relate ergonomics to the paleo lifestyle, which are two subjects that seemed to have nothing to do with each other. ?The paleo diet and lifestyle is the idea of living and eating like a hunter-gatherer from thousands of years ago. Besides diet, the activity...
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What exactly is an Ergonomic Injury?

What exactly is an Ergonomic Injury?

Its pretty simple, ergonomic injuries are those injuries caused by the presence of ergonomic risk factors, including the following: Awkward or sustained postures Forceful exertion or strain Contact pressure Exposure to vibration Exposure to heat or cold It is very ofte...
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The Dangers of a Bad Chair

The Dangers of a Bad Chair

Did you know: global studies show that on average, people sit 7.7 hours a day.? 7.7 hours!? That is an obscene amount of time.? Without a good chair, this can be bad news.? Following is a list of problems that can be exacerbated by a bad chair.? The remedy? An...
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The Value of Ergonomics

The Value of Ergonomics

The science of ergonomics combines both productivity with both workplace comfort and health. How many hours does the average office worker sit in their chair every day? Chances are that the time these workers spend sitting in their chair is greater than the time they spend in their bed every...
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Smart Tips for an Ergonomic Kitchen and home

Smart Tips for an Ergonomic Kitchen and home

Bend. Stretch. Twist, turn, duck, reach. Sorry to disappoint you, but this isn't boot camp. This is you, making dinner. And if you're a woman, you may be doing all this wearing high heels on a ceramic tile floor. Painful. Fortunately, designers and architects are paying more attention to th...
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The Most Important Piece of Furniture in Your Office

The Most Important Piece of Furniture in Your Office

Although often overlooked, your productivity and efficiency at work depend on your chair, the most important piece of office furniture. Many people are more focused on all the secondary parts of the office, such as a water cooler, a spacious desk, or multiple whiteboards, instead of being concentrat...
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