Sit Down. Move On.
A journal of active sitting and healthy living.
Our Active Past vs. Our Passive Present It is no secret that we live much different lives today than our ancestors did just a few generations ago. Thanks to our modern amenities like smartphones, automobiles, and computers, much of our day is spent in a...read more
Just outside of Asheville, North Carolina, nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Nantahala National Forest is the Academy at SOAR. The Academy at SOAR is an academic adventure program and residential boarding school for youth with...read more
By now you've probably heard that too much sitting isn’t good for you. Right or wrong, we still find ourselves sitting the majority of our day. Because of this, I've seen a significant increase in the push to get employees out of their chairs and onto...read more
Why should you give a movement chair for Christmas? Giving presents is not the easiest task. People are constantly checking out new products and ordering online before you can surprise them. Or they already have everything and don’t know what they want....read more
When a few of our chairs popped up in the trendy New York based architecture and design magazine, PIN-UP, we wanted to highlight some of our chairs by Norwegian designer, Peter Opsvik. The designs by Peter Opsvik have challenged the idea of sitting since...read more
Winter is coming. The first snow fell on brightly colored leaves this year. It surprised me because I hadn’t mentally prepared for winter to come, yet. This was my wakeup call to dig out hats and gloves and decide if we are going to get ski passes this...read more
Purple, plum, maybe eggplant is the best description of the color of his suit. Whatever you call it, I knew I was in for a treat before Dr. Levine of the Mayo Clinic even said a word. He was in Chicago at the tech incubator 1871 presenting a lecture called...read more
It’s not what we aren’t doing that is slowly wreaking havoc on our bodies, it’s what we are doing that can often be more of a danger to our overall well-being. The way we do things in a repeated fashion shape and mold us over time, and lead us down roads...read more
In today’s modern world there is an app for almost every situation. If something is wrong or needs improvement, we can pull out our iPhone and search for the solution. However, when it comes to our physical well-being, what we truly need is a physical adaptation to change the course of how we do things.read more
“You are how you move,” or should it be, “You are how you don’t move?” Take a moment and ask yourself the above question, and be honest. Do your movements or lack thereof, play a role in your attitude towards life and the current outcomes you are living...read more