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Help us get the word out about how effective our GSeat Ultra is when it comes to improving your comfort. Take a look at our Facebook review below.   

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“The Ultra Seat is the best product I have bought for my lower back in years. I plan on buying one for my car and my office. With my bad knees and a bulging disc and spinal stenosis in my lower back this is the best product on the market. I went to a 50th Wedding Anniversary party and someone had one and they let me try it. I’ve had this one over a year now, and I take it everywhere. Taking it to work is becoming a pain on the bus with lugging everything I have to lug to Pgh, so I am definitely buying another one before years end. Thank you so much for making, driving and working 2 jobs a lot less painful.”

-Darlene Ludinich

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Anthem, AZ – July 9, 2016 – GSeat donates to the Sojourner Center Fundraiser

On Saturday evening, Sojourner Center a YMCA affiliated women’s shelter, held a fundraiser at Tennessee Bar and Grill.  Gelco Products donated a Pink GSeat and Pink GSeat NEO to their raffle. 

20 local businesses donated to the fundraiser, which was attended by more than 100 people. 

Congratulations to Sojourner Center for a successful fundraiser and to Michelle G. of Anthem, for winning the GSeats! 

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Gelco Products Father's Day Coupon

Phoenix, Arizona – June 10, 2016 – Father’s Day Coupon

Need a Father’s Day gift?  Buy dad a gift that is stylish, great to take to the game and provides support wherever he sits.  Help dear old dad save his back and his butt this Father’s day. Buy dad a gift that will take the pressure off where it really matters most.  Purchase a GSeat at www.gelcoproducts.com or visit our new showroom located in Anthem, Arizona.  

Give us a call at 866-45GELCO (43526)

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Phoenix, AZ – June 7, 2016 – Back Support Cushion for the RV

The GSeat Ultra is the best back support cushion for travel. Dynamic Density Technology combines the benefits of gel and memory foam to disperses pressure where you need it most. The five-degree forward slope design improves posture and helps relieve back pain. The center-relieved groove eliminates pressure on soft tissue and the tailbone (coccyx). The patented integrated handle and foldable design makes it easy to take with you wherever you go. Whether you are traveling by car, plane or RV this summer, the GSeat Ultra is a must have travel accessory.  Happy travels!!

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Standford UniversityThe GSeat and GSeat Ultra Makes The Stanford University List of Approved Ergonomic Products!

The GSeat and GSeat ULTRA are the only seat cushions, that qualify for the Stanford University List of Approved Ergonomic Products.

According to Michael Fonda and Nikhil Sastry of the Stanford University – Environmental Health and Safety Department, after researching the internet and comparing various seating aids in house, the GSeat and GSeat ULTRA were the only seat cushion products that met their criteria for benefiting the user in relieving the negative affects of sitting.

It was also noted that sitting is the new smoking and as the work force ages, it is vital for companies to address the needs of people that spend more days seated.  Michael Fonda stated, “We are designed to move” but to remain productive is also necessary, so the GSeat Product Line helps keep us more productive while seated.”

 

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Spring is the time to get out and get moving! Get out of your office and take a deep breath of fresh air! Dispel the cobwebs with a small dose of sunshine and vitamin D. Your back will love you for standing and moving instead of sitting. Your immune system will love you for the sunny vitamin D, not to mention that healthy glow a few minutes in the sun gives you. Your boss will love you for your increased productivity gained by a short “back” break.

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When you return to your office, think about your office chair and the way you sit for hours during the day.

How is your posture when sitting? Do you sit up straight with your feet flat on the floor? Do you slouch into a head forward position? Your posture must be good to maintain a healthy back and reduce shoulder and neck strain. Your office ergonomics must be proper.

Focus on your posture whenever you walk into your office. Remember to sit with good posture. If you begin to feel fatigued, stand up and stretch for one minute, and remember to breath. In addition to good posture while sitting and occasional stretching, you can revamp your office chair with an ergonomically designed seat cushion such as a GSeat or GSeat Ultra.

Placing a GSeat on your office chair helps you sit with better posture, so you can sit in comfort all day. GSeat-Ultra-White-Chair

When you leave the office, keep good posture in mind with a GSeat to suit your lifestyle. Be sure to sign up for our “Healthy Sitting” news and enjoy a 15% savings on many of our GSeat styles and colors!

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We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult? Many things, say four experts, who detailed a chain of problems from head to toe.


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Organ Damage


HEART DISEASE

Muscles burn less fat and blood flows more sluggishly during a long sit, allowing fatty acids to more easily clog the heart. Prolonged sitting has been linked to high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol, and people with the most sedentary time are more than twice as likely to have cardiovascular disease than those with the least.

OVERPRODUCTIVE PANCREAS

The pancreas produces insulin, a hormone that carries glucose to cells for energy. But cells in idle muscles don’t respond as readily to insulin, so the pancreas produces more and more, which can lead to diabetes and other diseases. A 2011 study found a decline in insulin response after just one day of prolonged sitting.

COLON CANCER

Studies have linked sitting to a greater risk for colon, breast and endometrial cancers. The reason is unclear, but one theory is that excess insulin encourages cell growth. Another is that regular movement boosts natural antioxidants that kill cell-damaging — and potentially cancer-causing — free radicals.

Muscle Degeneration


MUSHY ABS

When you stand, move or even sit up straight, abdominal muscles keep you upright. But when you slump in a chair, they go unused. Tight back muscles and wimpy abs form a posture-wrecking alliance that can exaggerate the spine’s natural arch, a condition called hyperlordosis, or swayback.

TIGHT HIPS

Flexible hips help keep you balanced, but chronic sitters so rarely extend the hip flexor muscles in front that they become short and tight, limiting range of motion and stride length. Studies have found that decreased hip mobility is a main reason elderly people tend to fall.

LIMP GLUTES

Sitting requires your glutes to do absolutely nothing, and they get used to it. Soft glutes hurt your stability, your ability to push off and your ability to maintain a powerful stride.

Leg Disorders


POOR CIRCULATION IN LEGS

Sitting for long periods of time slows blood circulation, which causes fluid to pool in the legs. Problems range from swollen ankles and varicose veins to dangerous blood clots called deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

SOFT BONES

Weight-bearing activities such as walking and running stimulate hip and lower-body bones to grow thicker, denser and stronger. Scientists partially attribute the recent surge in cases of osteoporosis to lack of activity.

Trouble at the Top


FOGGY BRAIN

Moving muscles pump fresh blood and oxygen through the brain and trigger the release of all sorts of brain- and mood-enhancing chemicals. When we are sedentary for a long time, everything slows, including brain function.

STRAINED NECK

If most of your sitting occurs at a desk at work, craning your neck forward toward a keyboard or tilting your head to cradle a phone while typing can strain the cervical vertebrae and lead to permanent imbalances.

SORE SHOULDERS AND BACK

The neck doesn’t slouch alone. Slumping forward overextends the shoulder and back muscles as well, particularly the trapezius, which connects the neck and shoulders.

Bad Back


INFLEXIBLE SPINE

When we move around, soft discs between vertebrae expand and contract like sponges, soaking up fresh blood and nutrients. But when we sit for a long time, discs are squashed unevenly. Collagen hardens around supporting tendons and ligaments.

DISK DAMAGE

People who sit more are at greater risk for herniated lumbar disks. A muscle called the psoas travels through the abdominal cavity and, when it tightens, pulls the upper lumbar spine forward. Upper-body weight rests entirely on the ischial tuberosity (sitting bones) instead of being distributed along the arch of the spine.

The Solution


Gelco GSeat provides you a slight forward slope which enables optimal lumbar curvature for ideal posture. The memory foam base gives support and the gel layer over the top disperses pressure in all of the places you need it most. Our product can have a very positive effect to the symptoms listed above.

Original article: By Bonnie Berkowitz and Patterson Clark, Published: Jan. 20, 2014

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Gelco Products uses a visco-elastic gel that disperses pressure at the point of contact. The gel maintains its shape better than foam products and because the gel never “bottoms out” and less material is needed to achieve a high degree of comfort. By incorporating functional design with quality materials, Gelco Products creates comfort-enhancing products that reduce pressure and increase comfort. ×
The slight forward slope helps you sit with good posture and helps to keep your low back in a natural and healthy alignment. This natural alignment helps to avoid back pain and fatigue. ×
The center relieved groove is inspired by the “split rail” bike seat design and is meant to relieve all pressure on soft tissues and the tailbone. ×
The patented, integrated “hassle free” handle makes it easy to take your GSeat anywhere you go. Better Posture, More Comfort…anywhere anytime ×
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