When we first launched TrekDesk in 2008 the international press viewed the idea of a workout at work as interesting but impractical,” stated Steve Bordley, CEO of TrekDesk Treadmill Desks. “Now that the emerging field of “sedentary science” has established the health risks caused directly by sitting, we have press inquiries coming in from around the globe. Our American Movement Revolution has started to spread around the world.”
Rick Garner shared this article in Vitality Magazine focusing on a workout at work with the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk:WCTV Boston recently aired a health news segment entitled “Death by Desk,” chronicling the health hazards of sedentary office environments. Their solutions to the problem focused on creative ways to stay moving during the day including walking while working with a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. Read the entire article about a workout at work with the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk.
Summary: TrekDesk treadmill desks are gaining notoriety as an efficient way to workout at work by walking slowly while completing normally sedentary office related duties. The accounting industry has caught on to the health benefits of walking while working according to the industry’s leading online portal AccountingWeb.
TrekDesk Treadmill Desk’s “Movement Revolution” has worked diligently over the last three years to spread the word regarding the health dangers of sedentary lifestyles. Yesterday, USA TODAY picked up the gauntlet, alerting its national readership to scientific studies warning of these dangers and featuring an innovative tool to keep healthy and moving during the day: the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk.
Anissa Rogers, 40, doesn’t have to worry about being a team player. She works from her Lake Mary home as a recruiter for pharmaceutical companies, spending most of the day on the computer. But she’s walking the whole time and facing a window on the world.
“It’s as if I’m at the park taking a nice stroll,” she said.
The simulated bliss is achieved through use of a TrekDesk, a portable, kidney-shaped surface that fits over a treadmill, allowing the user to conduct business without breaking stride. A competitive bodybuilder, Rogers calculates she burns 126 calories an hour. She said being upright all day has improved her posture. Rogers has no regrets about burning through $400 for the TrekDesk. “Honestly, I feel energized.”
Read the full article and see the video of a workout at work with TrekDesk treadmill desk here.