Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

A study released by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggests that, because you’re human, you lose 11% to 14% of your productivity-potential every day. You check the news. You chitchat with a colleague in the next cubicle. You daydream...
Tempur-Pedic® Office Chairs

Tempur-Pedic® Office Chairs

One of the most iconic names in comfort, Tempur-Pedic® is often associated with luxurious mattresses, pillows and personalized sleeping experiences. Now, they’re extending their reach a little further into the business market to offer customers the chance to enjoy...
The Benefits of Adding Benching Systems to Your Workplace

The Benefits of Adding Benching Systems to Your Workplace

Benching systems bring both form and function to the workplace in a package that is as high-tech and multi-functional as it is stylish. They are encourage a type of informal interaction considered to have the highest value in the workplace. Similar to the famous...
8 Ways to Make Your Office Chair More Comfortable

8 Ways to Make Your Office Chair More Comfortable

Everyone has their favorite chair. The one that just feels right. The one we’ve sat in for years, that just seems to form around us.  For many, our office chair is the one that matches all the others or even worse, is the one that was at your desk when you started....
Create your own height-adjustable benching solution

Create your own height-adjustable benching solution

SITTING DOWN, SHUTTING DOWN: Physiologists analyzing obesity, heart disease, and diabetes found that the act of sitting shuts down the circulation of a fat-absorbing enzyme called lipase. Too much sitting also seems to increase the risk of death from cardiovascular...
The Ideal Office, According To Science And Design

The Ideal Office, According To Science And Design

Here’s what science and design has to say about what the perfect workspace would look like. Windows. Workers in offices with windows, who experience greater light exposure, get more and better sleep at night than those who work in windowless offices, according...
Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

You are annoying your boss and colleagues any time you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC’s Marshall School of Business, and if you work with women and people over forty they’re even more perturbed by it than everyone else. The...
The Health Hazards of Sitting Too Much

The Health Hazards of Sitting Too Much

Here are 5 easy ways to make yourself get up and move For many of us, a daily dilemma goes something like this: “I should go to the gym!” “I don’t want to go to the gym!” “But I should go to the gym! Our internal compasses and the culture at large...
Ergonomics Tips to Improve Your Workspace

Ergonomics Tips to Improve Your Workspace

It’s important to have the proper seating, workspace furnishings, and lighting that fit your needs. If you experience discomfort with your current chair or workstation, consider some of the options that BFG has to offer through partnership with Humanscale. WHY GO...
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