Why Use a Treadmill Desk?

 

  1. Health: treadmill desks allow employees to walk all day and get their work done.   Walking has been proven to prevent or mitigate the nation’s leading diseases: cancer, type II diabetes, and heart disease. 
  2. Increased Productivity: Studies have shown that employees actually perform tasks at a higher level when physically fit. 
  3. Mood Booster: Sufficient amounts of daily walking prevent mild forms of depression and Seasonal Adjustment Disorder (SAD). 
  4. Increased Energy: Employees leave work feeling energized rather than depleted. 
  5. Time Gain: Treadmill desks allow employees to have more time in their day for personal use due to the dual task nature of their work desk. 
  6. ROI: significant Return on Investment for corporations due to increased productivity, less sick days, and lower health care costs. 
  7. Reduced Health Care Costs: Daily walking significantly improves health and decreases the need for medical care. 
  8. Weight Loss: the number one reason most employees request treadmill desks. It is possible to lose between 1-2 pounds per week. 
  9. No Dieting: Provided a user maintains a healthy diet treadmill desks allow weight loss without dieting. 
  10. Self Esteem: Users report a feeling of self control and restored self esteem. 
  11. Longevity: Walkers have been shown clinically to live significantly longer and reduce their risk of mortality from disease. 
  12. Brain Power: Studies out of the University of Chicago have shown increases in cognitive abilities and memory by as much as 15%. Recent studies have shown a 43%  increase of small blood vessels in the brain. Additionally, consistent walking mitigates the risks of dementia and Alzheimers. 

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