Among the thousand and one things that have to get done at home on any given day, including the all-important act of relaxing, it’s hard to believe that reducing sedentary time is a high priority on everyone’s list. But what if you could accomplish the to-do list and break up unhealthy periods of down time at the same time, would that priority level change?
Take the typical evening at home. How many hours are in a chair or couch related activity? Meals, favorite shows, doing homework, catching up on social site, paying bills, folding laundry, reading a book… Is half your waking hours spent sitting? Three-quarters?
Since most people’s reaction to “why not stand a little while watching TV?” is met with equal parts disbelief, we have another idea.
Check out the ErgotronHome Workspace™ collection of sit-stand and home-tech organization products that bring healthier movement into everyday activities, especially home technology use. Whether you are paying bills online or updating your social network with the Workspace Lift products or sorting mail or checking the location for the game using the Hub, your active lifestyle is supported without defying logic.
As you know with OmniMount products, placing your technology appropriately throughout your home should be a thoughtful process. Asking the all-important, “What activities do I want to do in this room and where in the room do I want to do them?” opens a whole new dialogue regarding the other parts of your home tech usage.
No doubt, it is a challenge to introduce activity in previously sedentary parts of the day. But what if you did? Maybe it is time to put you and your family’s well-being first. We know blending technology into your home is a personal thing. Here’s one more way to sit less and move more for health and vitality.