Office Health

  • 3 Easy Tips for Healthy Resolutions

    Happy New Year and welcome to 2014! If you’re like most people, you’re feeling optimistic about a fresh start, and chances are high that at least one of your New Year’s resolutions is about being healthier. Well congrats! That’s a good place to be— Optimistically thinking about your health. Here are 3 guidelines to help […]

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  • Tales from a Standing Desk Convert

    Every now and then, we receive an email that leaves us smiling for days. The below message is from someone who asked if we could help him in his efforts to purchase a standing desk. After consulting with him about his office setup and specific needs, we determined that the Kangaroo Elite desk was the best […]

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  • Zombies for Health

    Zombies are sweeping the nation!  They’re on your TV, in the theaters, and now chasing you when you run.  Our co-founder Jake Koenig went running with zombies this past weekend, and describes his experience below. I was first introduced to this concept when a friend gifted me Zombies Run, an app that you listen to while […]

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  • A Gym for $5000

    The Brooklyn Navy Yard is a 300 acre complex of buildings that once produced enormous warships for the US Navy. No longer commissioned, the buildings and land are being developed for local enterprises in need of industrial space. In charge of developing this expansive property is the non-profit BNYDC. We were recently tasked with the […]

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  • Standing Desks and Why They’re Good for You

    It’s an exciting time to be working at the intersection of office design and employee management. Companies have realized the importance of a healthy staff, and they’re investing to make it happen. The potential payoff is huge– healthy employees take fewer sick days and are more productive at work. These two factors alone can give […]

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  • Out with the Cubes!

    The classic cubicle is growing out of fashion. Techniques to increase employee interaction are on the rise, and a lot of innovative concepts are being tested. The Wall Street Journal outlined a few interesting examples last week. You can read the article here. Some noteworthy design concepts: Google’s new 1.1 million-square-foot complex: Every worker is […]

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  • HIIT Will Make You Super Human, Right?

    High intensity interval training, or HIIT, is gaining a lot of attention these days. And not for nothing. The duration of the whole workout ranges from 4 to 20 minutes and can yield some impressive results. This method involves incredibly intense bursts of exercise followed by brief rest periods. Some stats that might catch your […]

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