WHAT IS SHAPE BREAK?

Shape Break is a breakthrough at-desk digital health platform. 

A series of bespoke simple exercises customized to the individual and delivered in an engaging format that helps inject movement into the workday

THE PROBLEM AT A GLANCE

  • The dangers of sitting are many and varied.
  • Poor movement affects physical health, increases the risks of some diseases like heart disease, some cancers and diabetes.
  • Too much sitting can also be bad for mental health and productivity.
  • Shape Break can help inject movement into the office.
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NOT DESIGNED

We evolved to stand upright.  Our ability to move at speed with our head remaining still made us incredibly successful hunter gatherers.  2 million years of evolution is hard wired into our body.  Every function from our heart, blood vessels, bowels and brain improves with good upright movement. 

Now we hunt and gather using keystrokes.

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4 BIG PROBLEMS

Sitting and using technology has a negative effect on our upright posture and new research is now confirming that sitting has an even bigger impact than first thought. New research links sitting with:

  •     Muscle and joint pain
  •     Anxiety and Depression
  •     Heart Disease
  •     Diabetes
  •     Reduced productivity

  


THE RESEARCH IS NOW CLEAR, NO AMOUNT OF PRE OR POST WORK EXERCISE CANCELS OUT THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF SITTING
— Carlyle Jenkins

THE SHAPE BREAK REVOLUTION

Give your people the tools to help themselves at work.

Shape Break is a breakthrough at-desk digital health platform.  A series of bespoke simple exercises customized to the individual and delivered in an engaging format that helps inject movement into the workday


    A PLATFORM BUILT FOR LEARNING

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    The evidence says this will:

    • Reduce pain
    • Increase alertness
    • Enhance cognition
    • Boost mood
    • Improve blood sugar and lipid levels
    • Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and some cancers
    • Help you live longer

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