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Passive sitting is pervasive. We sit during meals. Watching TV. Doing homework or catching up on work after hours. We sit while we read. The list goes on. It’s time to look at how sedentary our personal lives have become. Activating your lifestyle at home may be easier than you think.  

Why Act Now?

Allows ForFlexibility

There have been tremendous shifts in terms of when, where and how people are working. In the last five years we've seen an increase in flexible work options. However, the typical home office may include: the couch, kitchen table, or a less than ideal computer space. Having a flexible workstation to complement a flexible workstyle is key no matter where you're working.

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Allows ForFlexibility

There have been tremendous shifts in terms of when, where and how people are working. In the last five years we've seen an increase in flexible work options. However, the typical home office may include: the couch, kitchen table, or a less than ideal computer space. Having a flexible workstation to complement a flexible workstyle is key no matter where you're working.

  • Studies show movement is linked to improved concentration and greater productivity
  • When using a standing desk, productivity increases by up to 46%1
  • 10 minutes of movement is all it takes to increase mental focus2

Breaks UpExtended Sitting

The average person is watching about 2.5 hours of television a day, and the onset of streaming and on-demand services have turned "binge-watching" into a phenomenon. This shift in recreational inactivity has serious implications on overall health and furthers the need for active, movement-friendly home environments.

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Breaks UpExtended Sitting

The average person is watching about 2.5 hours of television a day, and the onset of streaming and on-demand services have turned "binge-watching" into a phenomenon. This shift in recreational inactivity has serious implications on overall health and furthers the need for active, movement-friendly home environments.

  • The average American spends 12+ hours sitting each day, putting them at risk for sitting disease3
  • Watching TV for more than 2 hours per day was associated with a 13% increased risk of early mortality4
  • Replacing 1 hour of sitting with low-intensity activity – like standing or walking – can reduce mortality by 30%5

CombinesTech and Activity

The evolution of technology has put the world at our fingertips; but it also keeps us in our chairs and on our sofas. Computing doesn't have to be sedentary, and because our reliance on technology spans beyond work or school and into our leisure time at home, it is imperative that we bring solutions into the home that help redefine the way we interact with our digital lives.

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CombinesTech and Activity

The evolution of technology has put the world at our fingertips; but it also keeps us in our chairs and on our sofas. Computing doesn't have to be sedentary, and because our reliance on technology spans beyond work or school and into our leisure time at home, it is imperative that we bring solutions into the home that help redefine the way we interact with our digital lives.

  • Screen-based sedentary behaviors are negatively associated with bone health in youth6
  • It takes only 20 minutes before bad posture and slouching deforms your ligaments7
  • Every hour you sit, you can slash your life expectancy by nearly 22 minutes8

Did You Know?

30,000 Calories

Standing for an extra three hours a day can burn up to 30,000 calories over the course of a year – that’s the same as running 10 marathons or 8 pounds of fat9

20 Minutes

It takes only 20 minutes in any fixed position to inhibit your metabolism10

How to Get Started

Quick Tips

Encourage kids to get up and move around between homework assignments

Answer morning emails at a standing desk or your kitchen counter

Practice the sit-stand switch when working or studying

Make time to get outside and be active with the whole family