The health benefits of walking while working with a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk are featured in this month's Atlanta Magazine.
Rebecca Burns, a columnist for Atlanta Magazine, deciding to find out what is behind the accelerating interest in getting workers up from their office chairs features the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk in part one of her coverage entitled: ‘Taking a Stand: Could Simply Sitting Less Save Your Life?’
The article gets right to the point citing James Levine of the Mayo Clinic regarding one of the most misunderstood or unknown facts behind the health dangers posed by sedentary environments: “Sitting in front of the TV isn’t the only concern. Any extended sitting-such as behind a desk at work or behind the wheel-can be harmful. What’s more, spending a few hours a week at the gym or otherwise engaged in moderate or vigorous activity doesn’t seem to significantly offset the risk.”
While many writers have focused on the weight loss benefits of walking while working Rebecca’s evaluation hones in on a more integral and important aspect; it’s effect in preventing or mitigating chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
“While we have been promoting the health benefits of walking while working for more than 5 years now at TrekDesk the press generally gravitated towards the weight loss aspect of this story but that is just the tip of this beneficial iceberg. Continual movement through out the day provides incredible curative and preventative benefits that both coincide with and far exceed losing those extra pounds,” stated Steve Bordley, CEO of TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. “10,000 steps a day along with a health lifestyle has been proven to drastically cut the risk of Type II diabetes, cancers, heart disease, stroke and a wide range of other health maladies. This message needs to be promoted on a global scale and is one of the most important preventative measures that can restore the health of our nation.”
Designed to fit any existing treadmill, TrekDesk treadmill desk is an affordable, full sized, height adjustable workstation that allows individuals the opportunity to gain the necessary amount of daily exercise to lose weight, maintain health, reduce stress, prevent disease, strengthen muscles, boost mood and productivity, without requiring additional time during the day or extra motivation.