2017: It's time for businesses to "STEP IT UP"

2017: It's time for businesses to "STEP IT UP"

It’s the New Year and people across the country are a week into their resolutions for 2017. A lot of us make personal resolutions to lose weight and get fit; wouldn’t it be great if companies and corporations across the country did the same? 2017 is the year for business and community leaders to work together towards a healthier, happier workforce. It's time to "Step it Up."

The Importance of Being Outdoors

The Importance of Being Outdoors

After a walk outdoors yesterday, I was able to return to my computer with a renewed sense of focus and vigor. I had such a productive afternoon. It turns out that spending time outdoors during the workday is good for us on so many levels. Here’s why!

May 30, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
Taking a Break

Taking a Break

At Fitneff, we recognize that achieving a balance between healthy living and a meaningful, productive life takes a lot of effort. Add this to family, personal interests, a social life and the demands of society, and frankly, life can get quite overwhelming.

It is so important to remember to take a break every once in a while. Here are some ideas to help you plan, and then enjoy, a little bit of time for yourself.

March 16, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
Why it’s Time to Start Paying Attention to Heart Health in the Workplace

Why it’s Time to Start Paying Attention to Heart Health in the Workplace

We may feel we are doing everything right to care for our health, but one simple mistake may be thwarting our best efforts and putting our health at risk, including and especially our hearts. Find out how to put an end to this simple mistake once and for all. Your heart will thank you.
February 11, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
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Walking Her Way to Health and Wellness

Walking Her Way to Health and Wellness

Carrie Groff is committed to her health. A fitness blogger, a health and wellness guru, and well on her way to become a personal trainer, she knows a thing or two about taking care of her personal health. When Fitneff learned that she loves her new WalkTopTM treadmill desk, we reached out to find out more. Here is her story.
February 05, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
How a broken neck & an MBA changed one executive's life.

How a broken neck & an MBA changed one executive's life.

Ron Bettin, co-founder and CEO of Fitneff, shares his story of how the company was started. After recovering from a serious accident, Ron gained a new perspective on what was truly important in his life, and found the confidence to follow a new path in life. Here is his inspiring tale.

January 05, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
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The Concept of Sweatworking.

The Concept of Sweatworking.

We are pleased to welcome Celine Tarrant to the Fitneff blog. Celine is the Founder and CEO of Smart Girls Sweat, a networking group for women in Toronto. Fitneff’s COO Laurel Walzak is speaking at Smart Girls Sweat’s Sweatworking event on Wednesday, December 2nd in Toronto. Here, Celine shares her insights into health & fitness, networking and why it’s okay to get strange looks in the office from time to time.  
December 01, 2015 — Laurel Walzak
The truth about today's workplace

The truth about today's workplace

Research shows that humans currently spend 21 hours per day in sedentary activities such as sitting and sleeping. Our bodies are not meant for this level of inactivity. This inactive lifestyle, which is facilitated by most workplaces, comes with risks that include heart disease, obesity, diabetes and depression. Even regular exercise cannot offset the risks associated with long periods of sitting. 

For employers, prolonged periods of physical inactivity that come with sitting at a desk for 8-10 hours per day can result in absenteeism, lost productivity, turnover and a high cost of benefits.

The solution starts here

October 30, 2015 — Ron Bettin
MUZOOKA.COM TRIES OUT THE WALKTOP

MUZOOKA.COM TRIES OUT THE WALKTOP

It is now easier for busy people to make healthy choices by integrating healthy solutions into their daily lives – at home, at work, and on the go. We asked the staff at Muzooka to see how the WalkTop Treadmill desk could make a difference in their daily work and productivity.
October 25, 2015 — Angelique McKenzie
WalkTop User Videos - See what the media is saying about us.

WalkTop User Videos - See what the media is saying about us.

August 21, 2015 — Laurel Walzak
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