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Active Schools Fundraising and Stand2Learn Webinar

Register: Active Schools Fundraising and Stand2Learn Webinar Chance to get a complimentary Stand2Learn desk + other prizes. Don’t miss this webinar! Fundraising the Active & Healthy Way! Want to help students improve health, engagement time, and standardized test scores? Interested in raising funds to purchase Stand2Learn desks?  Looking for a healthy way to fundraise? Join this webinar with […]

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StandUpKids Is Proud To Announce Partnership With Lets Move! Active Schools, Part of Michele Obamas Let’s Move! Campaign

Today, Let’s Move! Active Schools – part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative – and StandUpKids announced a new partnership that will create more Active Schools environments and increase physical education and physical activity opportunities for students across the country. “StandUpKids is delighted to partner with the Let’s Move! Active Schools initiative whose own mission […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Standing Desk

By: Tracy Jerard In December 2015, scientists published an article in the Sports Medicine journal providing an overview of the research on the use of standing desks in classrooms around the world.  The thirteen studies reviewed were conducted in Australia2, Belgium3, Finland4, Germany3, New Zealand5-7, the United Kingdom2 and the United States8-15. Many of these […]

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Do NOT Ditch Your Standing Desk

This is a subject you shouldn’t take sitting down. In recent weeks, there has been a media frenzy following the release of a paper called the Whitehall II study. The buzz suggests that there’s no difference to your health between sitting and standing at work. Headlines like “Sitting For Long Periods Does Not Make Death […]