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2014-05-09 23:04:35

Walking with a TrekDesk treadmill desk will not conflict with critical thinking skills. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Just last week Stanford University released a study showing that an individual could increase their creative thinking skills by as much as 60% walking on a treadmill desk, such as the TrekDesk. However for critical thinking skills other than creativity they noted a marginally slight decline. New research out of the University of Michigan found actually no negative...

2014-05-01 23:10:21

A new study shows that a treadmill desk may help boost creative output by as much as 60%. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The next time someone tells you to “take a hike” do it! That is if you want to boost your creativity levels by as much as 60%. The same advice might be given to recent naysayers claiming treadmill desks created a multi-tasking mind block. Recent research from Stanford University found significant gains in creative production simply by allowing test subjects...

2014-04-29 23:13:11

Rebel Desk CEO, Kathleen Hale discusses why attorneys are rapidly turning to treadmill desks to save their work day. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 A hot topic in the news these days is how sitting all day can be bad for your health. It is estimated that 86% of adults spend most of their day sitting. Prolonged sitting has been independently associated with increased mortality (i.e. an early death) regardless of a person’s physical activity levels. Excessive sitting also has been...

2014-04-09 23:26:49

In its first year of making attractive, affordable standing desks that start at $189.99, Stand Steady has risen to top ranks on Amazon.com and earned 4.5 star reviews. Completely made in the USA, the adjustable Stand Steady transforms any desk to a standing desk, and is available in a model large enough for two monitors at a fraction of the cost of most standing desks. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 As medical evidence mounts on the dangers of sitting all day, demand has heightened for...

2014-04-07 23:00:54

HBO’s new hit comedy series Silicon Valley premiered last night with a cameo appearance by the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Art imitates life and no where was that more apparent than in last night’s premier of HBO’s raucous new hit comedy series ‘Silicon Valley’. Set among the characters, props and settings of the technology world’s epicenter ‘Silicon Valley’ provides a humorous insight into the dynamics and lifestyles of the world’s most...

2014-04-07 08:30:15

VAUGHAN, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - March 2014 marked the opening of a first-of-its-kind facility in Vaughan, Ontario that offers Canadians the opportunity to test-drive innovative standing desks and treadmills for their home or office. "Some customers were hesitant to switch to a standing desk before trying it out, so we wanted to give them (and everyone else) that opportunity" says Guy Viner, CEO. The company has also launched an online store at www.CanDesk.ca, ships across Canada,...

2014-03-26 23:01:44

Inactivity and obesity rates are at critical levels in the United States. Educators across the country are no longer willing to take this sitting down. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 It is no secret that childhood/teen obesity and inactivity rates are at critical levels in our country. Many educators, hamstrung with budgeting and scheduling limitations that severely limit a student’s opportunity for movement during the day, are at a loss. Worse yet, many students and parents are...

2014-03-03 23:03:17

Caretta brings a rare combination of function and beauty to home and corporate office furniture. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Caretta Workspace (http://www.carettaworkspace.com) is a home office furniture and corporate office furniture manufacturer that specializes in creating configurable workspaces that integrate technology, conservation and beauty. They are using traditional materials in a new way to create a desk that is made for today’s technology. The company has expanded...

2014-02-14 23:23:09

Just for Valentine’s Day, MultiTable.com has a 14%-off deal on height adjustable tables and desks, making it easy to save on one of the best ways to improve your daily health. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Multitable.com is making Valentine’s Day gift decisions much easier. With a serendipitous 14% discount, this Valentine’s Day promotion means clients can give the gift of good health and comfort at an even better price. Until February 17, MultiTable.com will take 14% off...

2014-02-14 23:00:20

From the creators of the upright office comes the new Locus Sphere Standing Desk. Portsmouth, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Ask any deskbound worker how they feel after emerging from their office chair at the end of the workday and the answer will be “meh” or worse. These unenthusiastic responses are indicative of the negative impact that prolonged sitting in even the best ergonomic office chair has on the body. (Google the term “sitting disease” and you will be...


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