Treadmill Desk from TrekDesk featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

Published Date: August 14th, 2012

14 August 2012

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 exercise daily to maintain health, prevent disease, strengthen muscles, boost mood and productivity, without requiring additional time during the day or extra motivation.Before TrekDesk was available in the marketplace university professors who had read about it were touting the health advantages of its simple solution which turned any existing treadmill into a walking work station. TrekDesk treadmill desks are in use on campuses across the country as a result and are often used in studies in addition to university offices.

Noting that academic scholars were the first to sound the alarm regarding the health hazards of sitting the Chronicle focused on campus wellness initiatives that are encouraging movement during the work is a growing interest in the field of “sedentary science” which is warning that the health hazards of sitting cannot be undone with the recommended 30 minutes of daily exercise. Numerous studies from universities in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Europe are making the distinction between exercise and movement and stressing the need to incorporate both into daily activity with an emphasis on movement.

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