Active workingHere's a quick preview of how Flomotion incorporate movement, exercise and stretching into our working day using sit-stand desks, active seating and desk risers.
Britain's Healthiest Workplace registration is now open Full details here. Britain's Healthiest Workplace, established in 2012 in response to the fact that many UK employers are failing to adequately invest in the health and wellbeing of their staff. Health-related lost productivity is costing the UK economy an estimated £73 billion, which [...]
Stand up desks in schools Jamie Oliver is one of a number of TV chefs, MPs and health experts calling for stand up desks in schools as part of a new government obesity strategy. For decades schoolchildren have been told to “sit down quietly”. Now campaigners are calling for stand-up desks [...]
How to improve productivity at work! Sit stand and move working A sit, stand and move approach to working is, in our opinion and many others, the healthiest and most productive way for people who have desk based jobs, to work! Don’t take our word for it see for yourself, we’ve [...]
Sitting disease and what happens when we sit for long periods! May people may not be aware of the effects that sitting for long periods has on our bodies. In her article, Osteopath Rebecca Thorby from the Norwich Osteopathic Clinic talks about “sitting disease” and what happens to our body when [...]
It's good to get your heart rate going Why is exercise so good! Physical aerobic activity is good for us because it causes chemical changes in the brain which help to positively change our mood. Exercise also helps burn off harmful stress hormones, relieve muscle tension and releases endorphins which are [...]
Simple stretches, micro-breaks and mobilisations We recommend taking a three minute micro-break, starting every hour and eventually building up to every 30 minutes. During this short break, spend time doing two or three different exercises, with 40/50 repetitions of each. The exercises should be active or dynamic stretches with rhythmic movements [...]
THE SYMPTOMS OF STRESS Stress for some people can lead to an over-reliance on alcohol or drugs, food bingeing, withdrawing from family and friends, being angry, short tempered and impatient a lot of the time; sleeping too much and being disengaged and unmotivated which can lead to a seriously sedentary [...]