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Sitting Down and Messing Around

The sedentary crisisSedentary lifestyles have become a growing global concern. Many people may be surprised to learn that human inactivit...

Back pain from sitting

Employees who give 100% to their jobs may be putting their company at a disadvantage. When a strong-willed employee finally admits d...

Varier Kids

The summer is ending and school is beginning. Children are woken up from a sound sleep to be bussed around and dropped off at school...

Children and a sedentary lifestyle.

Researchers state that sitting too much is even worse than not exercising enough. So why are we letting our children sit still for t...

Do you sit on a wellness ball at work? Maybe you shouldn’t.

Do you sit on a wellness ball at work?Maybe you shouldn’t.One trend that come’s up over and over again in regard to healthier office seat...

This happens to your body when you sit down

Humans are not sedentary creatures.It is only logical that the human body was not created to sit still for many hours during the day. Res...

What happens to your body when you stop being active?

It is easy to get into bad habits: too much couch time, slouching in an office chair for hours on end, and not exercising regularly. We a...

The Varier GLOW smoothie

The GLOW app glows, and so should you! This “bananacado” smoothie is perfect for glowing skin as well as provides you with all the nutrie...

A Kneeling Chair is Easy To Be Comfortable in - Here's How

If you’re uncomfortable while using a kneeling chair then you are not using it correctly. Some kneeling chair users find it difficult and...

The concept of kneeling chairs and how they work

The principle of the Kneeling Chair was first developed in Northern Europe during the 1970’s from ideas on alternative seating positions...

Do you cross your legs while seated?

Here is why you shouldn’t.If you want to save the health of your spine, you should know that sitting with legs-crossed is detrimental for...

What is muscle atrophy, and how can movement chairs help?

Muscle Atrophy and movement chairsMuscle atrophy, also known as the wasting of muscle tissue, has various causes, including sedentary lif...

Lack of activity has now reached epidemic proportions

Lack of physical activity now 4th place in global causes for death. A sedentary lifestyle has been called everything form “the silen...

Coach Eddie exercises, Move edition!

Here comes the second round of exercises by our Varier Ambassador Coach Eddie, this time featuring the Move stool.  “Enjoy the freed...

The change from efficient offices to productive offices

We called it. We’re in the midst of a shift.When one thinks of an office landscape one usually thinks of the well-known mockumentary “The...

Coach Eddie exercises, Variable balans edition

Made to move with your body, Varier chairs inspire continual, controlled movement. On a chair from Varier you sit upright, engaging and s...

The importance of movement by Coach Eddie

Edward “Coach Eddie” Bergersen is a personal trainer and movement therapist based in Geneva, Switzerland.Movement is life, and to live is...

The importance of good blood circulation

The importance of good circulation and tips to improve it!I am sure that you have heard that good circulation is good for your health sev...

Are movement chairs for kids?

Kids these days and their sitting habits We all know that kids sit a lot more than they used to. Parents lament over how they used t...

The truth about sitting

Human beings sit down, and after a little time they stand up again. That isn't the problem. The problem lies in the fact that the time sp...

The stability ball as seating vs. the Move

One trend that comes up over and over again in regard to healthier office seating is the use of a stability ball as “ergonomic seating”....

Turn your workstation into your workout station

5 simple exercises to turn your workstation into your workout station ...

In the news lately: why you should sit less

FACTS ABOUT SEDENTARY LIVING 2015We’ve been writing about this for years now, but by now even you have probably run into an article about...

Friday Inspiration

Satirical Illustrations by John Holcroft We just had to post these wonderful satiric illustrations by John Holcroft! They showcase t...

Lets talk about burning fat!

How to change your life with just a little movement.  Nobody sits still in a rocking chair. Without even thinking, they rock ba...

How Sitting is Damaging Your Body

... and how movement is the solution.Most people nowadays know that sitting over prolonged periods of time is not beneficial to ones heal...

Five Unavoidable Facts About Sitting

Everyone knows that sitting over prolonged periods kills your back. The problem is that this isn't the only problem. DID YOU KNOW TH...

The solution to the problem is here, its called an moving office-chair!

"Death by ... chair? Ah, the office job. For many it is viewed as a safe alternative to physically demanding work. And, in many ways...

The problem with prolonged sitting.....

Do you think you sit too much? Do you think, that the hours of prolonged sitting is linked to your strains and pains? The answer is...

You can't run away from it!

I read this article the other day, and their punchline was very clear, the publisher was RunnersWorld and the punchline was:“There’s no r...

ONE trick for your posture!

At Mashable we found this article about 7 tricks for good posture at work.The author writes the following:  ”Studies have show...

A fit you!

Here is some different work-out moves you can do in your office.If you don't fancy doing any of these or you don't want your boss to see...

Can you sit your way into a strong body?

Can you sit your way into good health?We can all agree that good health requires a lifestyle which is diverse and active. Like many other...

Why you need to sit the right way!

Ever thought about why you feel tired early on in the day after just a few hours of sitting? When you spend you day sitting in a cha...

Get fit while you sit

Are you working prolonged hours and spending most of your day by sitting at a desk?If your answer is YES, then there is a really good cha...

Health and Research: In the media

(*How about sitting in an Active Sitting chair?)“The more time you spend sitting each day, the greater your chance of dying within the fo...

Health and Research: Using a stability ball as an office seat versus the Move stool

 One trend that comes up over and over again in regard to healthier office seating is the use of a stability ball as a seat. Produce...

Health and Research: Restoring a body in motion

Health and Research: Restoring a body in motionWe in Varier contantly go back to the concept of “Active Sitting“. We continuously re...

Get stronger core muscles

Do you know the many benefits of having a strong core?According to Havard Health a strong core makes everyday acts easier, like sitting i...