Try floating instead of sitting

Many people who work in offices suffer from tension, muscular imbalance and back pain.

Passive sitting can cause these physical ailments.

Working on a kybun mat at a standing desk, for example, is the ergonomic alternative for the workplace. The flexible surface strengthens small muscles, releases tension and positively influences your well-being.

Studies show that moderate exercise increases performance and improves concentration when combined with mental activity. The kybun mat makes you more alert and creative, while ensuring you still have plenty of energy left in the evening.

Integrate a standing table and a kybun mat into your daily work routine and discover the joy of movement. It’s good exercise and good for your body.

A total of 40 bank employees at St. Galler Kantonalbank and some 100 employees at Helsana health insurance tested a standing desk in combination with a kybun mat as part of two pilot projects. Participants in both of the studies confirmed the positive effects of the kybun mat on their physical well-being and posture. The employees really enjoyed working on the kybun mat.

Read the pilot study at St. Galler Kantonalbank here   PDF (1.8 MB)

Read the pilot study at Helsana health insurance here  PDF (382 KB)


Take a kybun break

A representative study proves that although breaks are a fixed part of the daily routine at work, they are rarely used to increase productivity and motivation.

A total of 75 per cent of employees surveyed stated that their companies did not provide quiet rooms or organise active break activities such as relaxation exercises and movement programmes.

The elastic, springy kybun mat provides active movement and relaxation at the same time. This allows you to recharge your batteries during breaks and return to your desk bursting full of energy.


From sitting down at meetings to creative thinking on your feet

Standing room only! A height-adjustable conference table together with a kybun mat helps makes the office ergonomic. Studies show that moderate exercise helps to noticeably improve posture, concentration and memory.

The small muscles throughout the entire muscle corset are used to maintain balance on the elastic, springy kybun mat.

Meetings are far more dynamic and focused as you have to think on your feet. Participants are more awake and actively take part in the discussion.


Renowned companies that belong to our list of satisfied customers

An increasing number of employers are discovering the benefits of the kybun philosophy for the workplace.
The following companies use kybun products:

  • PostFinance, Switzerland
  • St. Galler Kantonalbank, St Gallen, Switzerland
  • Basler Versicherungen (Basel Insurance), Agency in West Bern, Switzerland
  • Health Insurance Helsana, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Creative Software AG, Berneck, Switzerland
  • AWITgroup AG, Arbon, Switzerland
  • Remax, Arbon, Switzerland
  • Migros Club School, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • MBT, Korea and Australia
  • Swissmasai AG, Romanshorn, Switzerland
  • MS Holenstein & Partner, St Gallen, Switzerland
  • PowerHouse International Church, Bassersdorf, Switzerland
  • Axel Springer Schweiz, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Schaden Service Schweiz AG, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Abacus Research AG, Kronbühl, Switzerland
  • Confiseur Läderach AG, Ennenda, Switzerland
  • UBS AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Migros cooperatives in Aare, Basel and Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Volg Schweiz, Switzerland

 

Customer testimonials

Dora Huguenin, museum tour guide in Le Locle, Switzerland

Dora Huguenin, museum tour guide in Le Locle, Switzerland

The kybun shoe is very comfortable. That's important to me. I'd rather mind the pennies elsewhere, as this shoe has changed my life. It means a great deal to me!

Franz Heinzer, World Champion and Swiss Ski Junior Coach

Franz Heinzer, World Champion and Swiss Ski Junior Coach

If I need to stand for a long time or spend a lot of time on my feet, then I put them on. I even go on mountain runs while wearing my kybun shoes. They’re suitable for light exercise. But I really do need them for exercising.

Hans-Peter Schmid from Zurich, Switzerland

Hans-Peter Schmid from Zurich, Switzerland

One benefit that I’ve come across is that when I step awkwardly on uneven ground the kybun sole absorbs the impact. You don’t go over on your ankle like you definitely would with a conventional, hard sole. Instead, unevenness under foot such as a stone or tree root is simply absorbed or taken in by the sole and I can walk over it as if there were nothing on the ground.