Active Goods Blog - 10 Healthy Snacks for the Office

10 Healthy Snacks for the Office

Eating healthy at the office isn’t always easy. The breakroom vending machine is just down the hall, and your favourite fast food restaurant is a quick five-minute walk away, so there really isn’t anything stopping you from indulging in some unhealthy treats on a weekly basis.

That said, committing to a healthy diet is such an important part of overall health and wellness, and sometimes all it takes to get down the right diet path is a little bit of preparation. With that in mind, here’s a list of 10 healthy office snacks that don’t require a ton of work, but with a little bit of planning can pack a big healthy punch.

September 13, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - What is a Kneeling Chair and Why Should You Have One?

What is a Kneeling Chair and Why Should You Have One?

A newer type on the market of chair that you may or may not be familiar with: the Varier kneeling chairs. The great thing about kneeling chairs is that they’re actually suitable for the office, home, classroom and more. Wherever you’re looking to integrate a bit more movement into your day, this chair is an ideal solution.
August 02, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Office Walking Group

Office Walking Group – Every journey starts with one step

An Office Walking Group is easy to form, takes very little organization or planning, and costs nothing. Yet, the benefits are great! Not only will you get some exercise and break the cycle of sitting during your work day, you will be better equipped to tackle your work when you return to your desk. Most importantly, you will get to know your colleagues and build lasting relationships that are based on the pursuit of health and wellness.
July 19, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Five Cool Ways to Incorporate Movement this Summer

Five Cool Ways to Incorporate Movement this Summer

It’s finally starting to get hot outside! Many of us have been craving the warm sunshine air for months now, and with July right on our doorstep, it appears that our wish is coming true. Now that being outside is tolerable once again, we’ve got some fun ideas for you to incorporate more activity into your days this summer. Read our five cool ways to integrate movement!
June 21, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Test Your Shoulder Health – Two easy steps to improved posture

Test Your Shoulder Health – Two easy steps to improved posture

Internal rotation of the shoulders (scapulae) is a common muscular inefficiency that deteriorates the nine to five desk worker. This is a simple way to test your shoulders’ health and two movements you can do at work to prevent and reverse the damage being done.
June 07, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Mobility Training at Work

Mobility Training at Work

Working at a desk eight hours a day can have a detrimental effect on your body. It is one of the surest ways to develop upper and/or lower cross syndrome. These two syndromes, which can occur independently or simultaneously, can be combated through regular trigger point release and stretching interspersed throughout the day.
May 24, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - 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.
May 13, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - OUR TAKE: Why workplace wellness should be a top priority for your business

OUR TAKE: Why workplace wellness should be a top priority for your business

Active Goods is all about, allowing people to integrate movement into their daily life. Realizing that the adage of “health is wealth” extends into the workplace, wellness in body and mind is just as important as the bottom lines of a company. The return on investment in your staff’s wellness will manifest in boosted morale, stronger company culture, and increased productivity; just to name a few benefits
May 12, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - 10 Ways to Integrate Movement into Your Work Life

10 Ways to Integrate Movement into Your Work Life

If you have heard about the benefits of a more active work day, and want to do something about it, here is a list of 10 simple things that you can do to easily integrate movement into your workday.   
May 12, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - 3 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Core At The Office.

Your Core at Work - 3 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Core At The Office.

Like any muscle, in order to get stronger your core muscles must be worked. It is a dense, slow twitch muscle and will therefore respond best to low intensity high repetition training. The following are exercises used exclusively to strengthen your TVA but remember, it is to remain engaged all day while sitting, standing, walking, squatting, I could go on. Keep your core engaged!
May 11, 2022 — Active Goods