We all struggle with being more active while being chained to our desks. In today’s work environment, so much work is done on a computer that being active is scarce. However, sitting is considered one of the deadliest activities we could take part in according to the PainDoctor website. He says “the longer you sit every day, higher your risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and death. Although regular exercise can counteract the negative effects of sitting, even that is not enough to completely repair the damage done by a sedentary lifestyle.”
One way to decrease your health risk is by changing to a standing desk. Standing desks help to take pressure off of your lower back and help to decrease your risk for heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
It’s no secret that games help keep children entertained in the classroom, but did you know the endless possibilities for learning and entertainment with dry erase boards? Learn how to energize your students with dry erase boards on hand.
Whether your classroom has a wall mounted whiteboard, portable dry erase board or individual student lap boards, these activities are an interactive way to reinforce lessons.
Outdoor Fitness Equipment Helps Recreation Managers Draw Walkers
Warm weather is upon us and an increasing number of Americans are heading outside for a number of reasons. Is access to your outdoor fitness equipment one of them? If not, your Parks and Rec department could be missing out on a huge opportunity to draw people into your recreational areas. According to the Outdoor Foundation’s latest Participation Report, over 140 million people are likely to head out this year and engage in physical activities.