Our modern environment has changed drastically in recent decades, there have been significant changes in the way we work, communicate and travel. Almost all of these changes have resulted in our bodies moving less. While there has been much focus on the need for regular moderate to vigorous exercise, there is growing interest in the benefits of sitting less..
Create an app for people to help them become chair-aware. The app will help you spend less time stuck in the saddle, boost your energy and make you more aware of the benefits of being less sedentary.
We created Rise and Recharge to motivate office workers to stand up and move for short intervals during the work day. The app tracks the amount of time a user spends sitting and records the frequency with which a user stands. Rise and recharge is underpinned by extensive evidence which shows that regular movement helps reduce fatigue and decreases the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer.