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3 Health Tech Apps to Motivate You to Move

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Archer, Stranger Things, and Mr. Robot: What are shows I’d rather be watching than working out? It doesn’t take a Jeopardy champion to tell us that many of us are lazy and completely unmotivated to get healthy. Obviously, we have a problem and we don’t…

Wearables

3 Examples of Wearable Technology That Improve Posture

By | Jul 28, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Every worker’s been there: dealing with a tired, achy neck and back after putting in a long day of work at the office. Unfortunately, it’s become an increasingly common issue as time goes on. As the American workforce continues to shift towards desk and…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Feeling Stressed? Don’t Sit Down

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Earlier in the week, I watched sympathetically as a fellow company founder withered under a pretty stressful situation. He sat at a long table, pounding the keyboard, and talking frantically into his headset. After about an hour of simmering tension, he stood up, loudly closed…

Kickstarter

Denver

Together We Can End ‘Laptop Hunching’

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Picture this: you’re in a coffee shop and you see somebody across the room. They’re hunched over their laptop, working incredibly hard on some big project. However, that’s when you realize the way their back is curved, and how unnatural and uncomfortable it looks….

Healthy Entrepreneur

Better Posture Will Boost your Mood and your Sales

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm

It’s 3 p.m. You are slumped down in your office chair clutching yet another cup of coffee. You stare at the list of leads you should be calling. At the moment though, your enthusiasm for your product (or service) is about equal to going…

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Gear & Gadgets

Why BetterBack Raised 9,000% of Its Kickstarter Goal

By | May 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The Kickstarter campaign for BetterBack, which promises to fix your posture in 15 minutes a day, is ending today having raised over 9,000% of its goal (over $1 million). Why? A combination of an amazing product and excellent marketing. Here’s what we can learn from its success:…

Lifestyle

San Francisco

BetterBack Makes Any Seat an Ergonomic Fit

By | May 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

“We sit for over 9 hours every single day. And because of the way we’re doing it, 90 percent of us will experience back pain in our lives. I made BetterBack to help people like me who suffer from back pain, and to help people build a habit of good…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Under-Desk Hammock for Your Feet Killing It on Kickstarter

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

We’ve said it before: sitting all day in your desk is killing you. We are sitting for much longer today than we did a generation ago. There are ways you can design your desk to help your posture and improve your circulation even if…

Happiness

How Constantly Checking your Phone Can Ruin Your Posture

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Believe it or not, but your constant texting and checking your Instagram is ruining your posture. A new study published by the Surgical Technology International found that people spend an average of two to four hours a day with their heads tilted over reading and texting…