Summary: The health of Americans and the health of our economy have received a lot of bad news these past few years. However, there are always bright spots in any gloomy situation if one searches hard enough. This morning the Orlando Sentinel featured a front page story on a multi-tasking entrepreneur who combines health and productivity into a successful workout at work aboard a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk.
The first step in healing the health of Americans is encouraging them to exercise more. A study released this week by the CDC shows that physicians have a growing awareness of the need to advise their patients to exercise. The next step is prescribing a solution they will actually use.
Iowa State Daily recently announced preliminary findings of an ongoing study at Iowa State University using TrekDesk Treadmill Desks. The first step was to determine if it is possible to walk and work at the same time. The answer to that question was no surprise to current users of TrekDesk Treadmill Desks
Take Steps To Reduce Heart Risks
From the NIH:
February is American Heart Month—a time to reflect on the sobering fact that heart disease remains the number one killer of both women and men in the United States. The good news is you have the power to protect and improve your heart health.
Dr. Sherry Pagoto is licensed clinical psychologist and associate professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School specializing in health, nutrition, fitness, weight management, depression, stress, cancer prevention and type 2 diabetes. Dr Pagoto also exercises on a regular basis to maintain her health. Despite her prestigious resume and commitment to health Dr. Pagoto is quick to admit her surprise at recent studies showing the health risks of sitting all day at the office. Her solution to the problem? A TrekDesk treadmill desk.