The Wurfboard makes you move when you’re stationary


When you work at an office, you basically live there during the week. You eat at least 5 meals in or near the office, spend 40 hours minimum at the location, and most of it is behind a desk, staring at a computer screen. While your coffee and desk trinkets will help you stay awake and free from boredom, they don’t exactly keep your body moving.

There are gadgets galore to help you keep fit at your desk, but for those who have a standing desk, the challenge is moreover making sure that you’re not on a hard surface, and keep moving. The Wurf Board will help you when you’re standing by making sure that it’s hard to stand still. It’s kind of like a boogie board that you can blow up to your desired firmness, and then you just, stand on it.

The micro-movements it takes from your body to keep you upright on this soft surface is said to help you burn up to 32% more calories on average. Of course, that’s the information we latch onto, but it’s really the 2-minute cardio breaks per hour they recommend that will up your fat burning. There are three sizes of this board, and all are easily over $100. The least amount you can presently pay is $161 for the medium-sized board. Needless to say, this is for creative offices that have standing desks and won’t reprimand you for doing squats at your desk every hour.

Available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter

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HiHat Says: December 22, 2015 at 10:11 am

Is “wurf” the sound of us losing our lunches at the egregious price of this thing?

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