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2014-08-13 23:06:12

TrekDesk II, a desk that can be used as a sit-to-stand desk, regular desk, standing desk or treadmill desk is gaining momentum on Kickstarter.com Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 TrekDesk II introduced just last week to the Kickstarter community is gaining momentum with a funding level approaching 20% in its first seven days. Designed by the innovators behind the first affordable treadmill desk (the TrekDesk) TrekDesk II is a combination desk that can be used as a regular desk, a...

2014-08-05 23:00:50

A new Kickstarter initiative launched today is designed to make employees healthier with a combination standing/sit-to-stand/treadmill desk from TrekDesk. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Health experts have established the myriad risks of sitting in an office all day, now equating it on the same level as smoking, however many employers have been reluctant to allow employees treadmill desks opting instead for standing or sit-to-stand desks. Additionally, many home office users are on...

2014-07-28 23:03:35

Martinson-Nicholls new Standing Desk Anti-fatigue Mats feature a 3/4-inch thick, high-density foam core to comfort workers who use standing or sit-to-stand desks. While standing at work has numerous health benefits, these cushioned mats help alleviate the leg pain and fatigue common to standing for long periods. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Recent research has shown the cumulative impact of sitting at a desk all day for years can lead to a range of health problems including...

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...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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