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June 12, 2019

Are you sitting comfortably?

The likelihood is that you’re reading this while sitting at your desk, though maybe you’re on your phone while sitting on a train commuting to work, or sitting comfortably at home after a long day in the office?

As our lifestyles are becomin...

May 1, 2019

This article highlights the health issues associated with both sitting and standing at work, and how AFS-TEX anti-fatigue mats may have the solution for counteracting many of the negative impacts.

April 3, 2019

The implications of sitting for prolonged periods are many, particularly to our health and wellbeing. The rise of standing desks and sit-to-stand working can help with many of these - find out more about the benefits of standing more.

March 1, 2019

Scientific studies worldwide are linking a wide range of health and wellbeing problems with increased levels of sitting and sedentary behaviour. What are these issues and how might we counteract them?

February 4, 2019

How can we spend more time standing up for our health during the working day? Here are 5 easy steps you can take to move around at work without resorting to flamboyant changes like a treadmill desk!

January 2, 2019

11 tips, tricks, life hacks and products which you can use in the office to help you burn more calories and lose weight throughout the working day. Even if you have a sit-down office job!

December 10, 2018

How can you stay focused when it’s important? If you’re studying for an exam, working on a big project or trying to get through your daily workload without distractions, try these tips to help improve your concentration and see how many items you can tick of your To...

October 11, 2018

Find out more about this study and how scientists and healthcare professionals found office workers increased the amount they stood during the working day, and the positive impacts they reported on their psychological and physical wellbeing.

August 7, 2018

The benefits of using a standing desk – to employee health and long-term finances of employers – has been highlighted in the press this week following a study of 231 desk-based workers in the Australian state of Victoria, with findings published in the Scandinavian Jou...

July 19, 2018

I went from sitting all day at work to standing all day on an AFS-TEX Active Anti-Fatigue Mat, and I can honestly say that it’s been a revelation! No swelling of my ankles, my knees and hips don’t ache at all and my feet are comfortable for the whole day.

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