Metabolism slows down dramatically while we stay still. Getting enough exercise and maintaining healthy level of metabolism is difficult especially for those who work in office. This blog is written to all those who work in office or spends a proportion of your day behind desk. The goal of this blog is twofold
- To highlight the significance that even small increase of exercise has for your health and metabolism.
- To provide practical steps how you can increase physical activity while working in office environment.
The declining Cooper-test results of the young people doing Finnish military service is a concerning indication of the ever lowering physical fitness of the Finnish youth. As harmless as this may sound to some, the issue is lot bigger. The costs associated to low physical activity to the Finnish society are estimated not be in millions, but in billions. The issue is not just the physical, but also the mental health of the youth. In this blog I will discuss some of the latest results in the field and aim to provide some practical suggestions to improve worrisome situation.
If you’re trying to find a solution to bring variation to your positions during your day at the office and to make standing work more pleasant, you’ve probably come across standing mats and different kinds of boards. There are lots of options for standing and antifatigue mats on the market and also more and more different kinds of balance boards that are suitable for standing work. Because Gymba board is in its own league what comes to standing desk balance boards, we’ll publish later on an article concentrating to the differences between Gymba board and other balance boards. But this article however is focusing comparing Gymba board and standing mats providing also a chart of their features.