Challenging the body’s ability to balance is the most effective way to strengthen the paraspinal muscles in the postural system. These muscles keep the vertebra aligned in the spine, support proper posture and are critical to maintaining good balance.
Increased caloric burn and heart rate are caused by the activation of the core muscles. Our chair rides on an adjustable air bladder that controls the amount of energy it takes to stay on your center of gravity, whether sitting or standing. It is typical to experience a 15-20% increase in heart rate all while working uninterrupted at a desk, reading a book or watching TV!
The movement caused by balancing on a SitTight creates a sensation similar to riding a bicycle and adds pleasure to the workday. The benefit of improved circulation, increased brain activity and heightened cardiac activity makes for a more alert, engaged and enlightened mood.
Georgia Southern University kinesiology study published: The key finding was that sitting on a SitTight significantly increased heart rate and caloric expenditure as compared to sitting on a stability ball or a standard office chair.Read All About It Here!