No longer sitting down on the job: one executive's Walktop experience

No longer sitting down on the job: one executive's Walktop experience

You could say that Jim Wachtel occupies a front-row seat in the corporate health and wellness industry. And, because of his job as a health care cost-containment strategist, he spends a lot of time in that seat, whether it’s in his office, in his car, or on an airplane travelling for work.

Now, he's literally taking steps toward better health without compromising his productivity. Read how he's no longer sitting down on the job with the Walktop Treadmill desk by Fitneff. 

February 23, 2017 — Janine Dilger
CEO Recommends Prioritizing Health to Succeed in your Career

CEO Recommends Prioritizing Health to Succeed in your Career

Debby Carreau, the Founder and CEO of Inspired HR, is a leader, an entrepreneur and an author who provides Human Resources solutions to companies across North America. Debby also uses a WalkTop Treadmill Desk, that she has incorporated it into her weekly routine. I spoke with Debby to learn more about how she manages her work, family and personal life so effectively, and what role the WalkTop plays in allowing her to achieve her goals.
February 16, 2017 — Heather Lielmanis
January Health Check: How healthy is your company?

January Health Check: How healthy is your company?

As January draws to a close, it’s time to take stock on how the New Year is shaping up and whether your corporate resolutions are still standing.

A few weeks ago we issued a call to action for businesses to take a vested interest in the health and wellbeing of their employees; we asked them to—literally—step up their efforts to engage employees and get them moving throughout the workday.

So, in three weeks, how are you doing?

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."

Moving into the New Year

Moving into the New Year

As many of us contemplate the coming year, it’s easy to think about all the ways we’re going to change our lives for the better with the turn of the calendar’s page. But New Year's resolutions don't always stick. Here's our take on why and what you can do to make effective change in 2017.
3 Simple Steps to Tackling an Issue

3 Simple Steps to Tackling an Issue

Occasionally, in our lives, and in our careers, we meet a roadblock. We find ourselves in a downward spiral. We face writer’s block. We hit a wall. These kinds of challenges may be addressed in an afternoon, or they may take years to overcome. Whether our issue is large or small, there are steps we can take to improve our situation, and to get ourselves back on the right track.
November 11, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
Staying Active While Building His Career

Staying Active While Building His Career

When he started his MBA, Mike Byrom of Calgary, AB found himself sitting at the office for long hours each day, and then going home in the evening and sitting again while studying for hours. Happily, Mike found a solution for this conundrum. He heard about the WalkTopTM Treadmill Desk, which is designed to fit onto any treadmill. He is now able to walk while he works at home in the evenings.
November 04, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
A Chiropractor's Perspective on the WalkTop Treadmill Desk - Interview with Dr. Eric Lane

A Chiropractor's Perspective on the WalkTop Treadmill Desk - Interview with Dr. Eric Lane

We recently heard from Dr. Eric Lane, a chiropractor in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Lane has been in practice for 25 years. He also maintains an inspirational website called Life is an Echo, where he recently shared a video about his experience using a WalkTop treadmill desk from Fitneff. We were delighted to hear about how much he loves his WalkTop, and that he’s recommending it to others. Read our full interview here! 

September 27, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis
Keep Summer Alive All Year Long

Keep Summer Alive All Year Long

In many ways, our summer lifestyle is healthier than during other months of the year. Just because we are returning to our fall routines, it does not mean that we have to revert back to unhealthy behaviours. Here are three simple ways to keep the best of summer alive.
September 08, 2016 — Heather Lielmanis