SATECH Unveils New Look at 2017 PNAA Conference

February 21, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

We were pleased to be an exhibitor at the 2017 Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA). The PNAA promotes the growth and success of the aerospace industry with events designed to connect aerospace interests, inspire leaders and educate policy makers. The Alliance’s members represent every segment of the aerospace industry, and are responsible for designing, manufacturing and supplying parts and services that launch rockets, fly planes and even land on Mars! We appreciate the opportunity of being part of such a wonderful organization.                          

Cresting Mt. Whitney One Step At a Time with SmartCells Insoles

February 17, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue

We believe that life should feel good, and we specifically engineer our products with this in mind. We truly believe in our products and know that they have helped thousands of people feel good. Don’t just take our word for it though. We recently received an email from SmartCells orthotic insoles user and advocate Valerie S. detailing her latest hiking experience with our SmartCells insoles as her and her husband attempted to crest the Mt. Whitney hiking trail. I wanted to let you know my experiences using the Active anti-fatigue orthotic insoles in my hiking shoes last week.  I carried a 41… Continue Reading →

Is Your Mat Optimized for Softness and Hardness?

February 14, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that “lost productive time from common pain conditions among active workers costs an estimated $61.2 billion per year,” and nearly 80 percent of that lost productive time was due to reduced performance at work rather than work absence. When it comes to being productive and effective, workers need more than just a safe and efficient work environment; they also need to be physically and psychologically able to perform.  That includes being free of pain and discomfort. According to the AMA, almost 13% of all workers experience pain… Continue Reading →

SmartCells: The Cure for the Sedentary Office

February 8, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

The Issue: Humans are not sedentary creatures, but modern televisions, computers and automobiles have forced people to spend far longer sitting down than standing up. This has serious consequences for the weight, posture and ultimately lifespan of many individuals. This infographic explains the sad truth about the amount of time we all spend sitting on a daily basis. To learn more about why sitting isn’t the best idea and what you can do about it at check out this article we found on why sitting is killing you. With that being said, standing too long on the wrong surface can… Continue Reading →

Beyond Flowers and Candy-7 Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Adventures

February 6, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

  Hoping to impress your honey on Valentine’s Day this year?  As February 14th approaches, take the time to try something uniquely fun and different. You don’t have to break the bank to come up with something extravagant or over-the-top. Instead of stressing out over finding the perfect gift, think of a fun adventure you can share.  To get you started, we have some fun and creative ways you can show your significant other you care. Date Idea #1 – Dinner and a movie Always a classic, right? Take your sweetheart to a show and indulge in a nice dinner… Continue Reading →

The Secret to Optimal Health From a 96-year-old Athlete

February 1, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

Being healthy might not be much of a secret at all, as we have learned from one of the oldest athletes on the planet.  Charles Eugster, 96, is a runner, body-builder, public speaker, writer, rower and wakeboarder.  He was 87 years old when he realized his body was deteriorating and instead of settling for his muffin-top, he did something about it.  Charles began training at the gym with a former Mr. Universe and rebuilt his body from scratch.  You can read more about Charles and his health journey at Being healthy doesn’t have to be limited by age or… Continue Reading →

6 Strategies to Help You Stick to Your Fitness Resolutions

January 12, 2017 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

  It is well known that January is the busiest season for setting New Year’s resolutions.  After the holiday season of eating, drinking, and being merry, many of us have set goals in the realms of exercise, diet and weight loss, to name a few.  Despite our best intentions, many of us abandon our resolutions before the year is through, and a third of us won’t even make it to the end of January!  What is it that stops us from attaining our goals and keeping our commitment to resolutions?  Several factors are at play and we have some great… Continue Reading →

The Washington State Fair – The place that brings people together, generation after generation

September 2, 2016 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

Did you know that over 1 million people visit the Washington State Fair each year? The founders of the Fair back in 1900 had no idea the tradition which had begun, nor could they have imagined the success it has become with over 1 million visitors each year! The Washington State Fair, commonly referred to as the Puyallup Fair, is the largest single attraction held annually in the state of Washington. Ten decades ago, the Puyallup Valley community joined together in an effort to create a “Valley Fair”. The Fair provided a place to exhibit animals of all kinds, and it also became… Continue Reading →

Jump Into Plyometrics with These 9 Exercises

May 24, 2016 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

We’re so close we can almost smell the ocean spray and feel the sand between our toes. That’s right, beach season is just around the corner. To help you prepare for the beach and feel your best we started a mini blog series on plyometric exercises several weeks ago. We started with a little history on plyometric exercises and shared some tips to jumpstart a plyometrics routine of your own. This week we continue our mini series by covering several different plyometric exercises ranging in difficulty from beginner to expert. As we mentioned last week, if you haven’t exercised in… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Plyometric Routine

May 11, 2016 — Anti-Fatigue Blog

Whether you’re trying to shed a little extra weight to get ready for Summer, or you’re simply exercising to reduce stress and increase energy, this sunny Spring weather certainly makes it a lot easier. Having the ability to exercise outside, in your house or at the gym opens up a lot of options to shake up your workout routine. You could go for a jog, lift weights, take a yoga class, go for a hike or bike ride, the options are endless and all it depends on is what your exercise goals are. If your exercise goals are to lose… Continue Reading →

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