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A Strong Foundation is the Key for a Successful Year

By |20th Jan, 2016|News and Media|

Refreshed and relaxed is how many of us feel returning to work after the annual Christmas and New Year Holiday period. While there may have been a little too much Christmas Pudding the average office professional will have been more active during the holidays than when at work. Whether it is playing with the kids, [...]

From Desk Jockey to Weekend Warrior

By |21st Sep, 2015|News and Media|

What perfect weather for this year’s City to Bay Fun Run. While many of us may be pondering why they call it a fun run there is no denying that it is a great test and incentive to get out and moving after a long cold winter. While our intentions are good, running the City [...]

Core Recommendations for Standing Desks

By |6th Jul, 2015|News and Media|

Standing Desks combating the 'Sitting Disease'. WorkFit-T. Recent Research sets out the core recommendations of Standing Desks and how to combat the ‘Sitting Disease’ Research into our sedentary lifestyle certainly draws attention to the growing need for change within the office environment. Too much sitting is directly related to negative health risks which [...]

Linking the Research of Walking, Sitting and Wellbeing with Action

By |31st Mar, 2015|News and Media|

On 25th March I attended an event hosted by SAHMRI entitled Walking, Sitting and Wellbeing: The Connection. The panel event included 4 experts from interrelated fields which highlighted the  dynamic relationship between research, action and change. The presenters at the event were: Professor Tim Olds; Ms Gabrielle Kelly; Mr Fraser Keegan & Ms Wendy Keech. [...]

Does Your Office Provide a Safe System of Work?

By |27th Jan, 2015|News and Media, Research, Standing Desks|

Take a Stand on Health - The Advertiser January 24th, 2015 The Advertiser, 24th January 2015 brings further attention to the fact that office workers are spending too much of their time sitting, in fact, it is reported that 75% of the office work day is spent sitting. "Occupational Health and Safety Laws require employers [...]