Our shift from rural life to an information age, in which work is often desk- or computer-bound and social media, mobile devices and TV dominate our free time, has led to us sitting more and moving less. 
Recently we have begun to see the detrimental health effects of a sedentary lifestyle and its economic implications. Walk & Work provides treadmill desks that will improve employee health, productivity and happiness.



Die GROOT Ontbyt ondersoek die trapmeul lessenaar

October 20, 2016

With diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular diseases on the rise, more companies in South Africa understand the need to create opportunities for their staff to be more active, eat healthy, and sit less. This not only improves employee wellness, it also impacts the bottom line through an increase in productivity and reduced absenteeism.  kykNET’s Die GROOT Ontbyt interviewed Walk & Work’s MD Jan Folmer to find out more about the treadmill desk, that allows you to move while working. Rouchelle Liedeman asks: “Hoe werk dit nou eintlik?”

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TED Ed - Why sitting is bad for you

June 10, 2016

Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down.

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