Sitting at your desk for endless hours while staring at a computer screen isn’t necessarily ideal for your health. The sheer amount of inactivity can sometimes be overwhelming even.
There has been a lot of research on the matter, and studies say that if you aren’t moving around a little during the work day, you’re putting yourself at risk for weight gain and cardiovascular disease.
To counteract these risks, the solution is simple: get up once and awhile. But we’ve also compiled a list of items that will help with this issues as well. Read on and see our favorite office gear that will keep you feeling good.
The Varidesk Standing desk is a great option to get you off your feed and get your blood going at the office.
You don’t have to stand all the time to reap the benefits of a standing desk, and this desk makes it easy to both sit and stand. The standing desk features a second layer for your mouse and keyboard to make work standing up as comfortable as possible. With room for a dual screen, you won’t miss a beat.
Balance Ball Chair
A balance ball chair will bring your pilates class to your desk.
Okay, not really, but it will keep you moving and strengthen your core. This chair is a great option for those sitting at a desk all day, and is thought to increase user focus.
Track Ball Mouse
Wrist pain is quite common for those who are using their computer most of the day. A Track Ball mouse is designed to alleviate stress on your rest and make your working experience that much more comfortable. Try Logitech’s Wireless Trackball, and never worry about a hand cramp again.
While perhaps they are not the most stylish, computer glasses will help anyone who is looking at a screen all day. Gamma Ray’s anti-UV Glare glasses claim they help prevent eye fatigue by filtering out blue light from your computer, and therefore give users a much more comfortable user experience.
Fitbit Charge HR
While you might think you’re moving around alot during the day, the easiest way to track it is by using a pedometer like the Fitbit Charge HR. Not only will this bracelet help you be on time to your meetings, it will keep you aware of how much you are actually moving around a day. Aim for 10,000 steps a day, and you’ll feel the difference.