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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...

2014-08-06 08:33:51

Sponsored by Ergotron, the ErgoExpo webinar focuses attention on modern society's unhealthy relationship with chairs ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergotron, Inc., a leader in the sit-stand workplace revolution, is sponsoring an hour long informational webinar with renowned NEAT(TM) expert Dr. James Levine on August 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. The webinar, Get Up - Your Life Might Depend on It, is part of a free monthly webinar series put on by ErgoExpo(TM) and...

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...

2014-07-09 23:01:23

TrekDesk Treadmill Desks implemented in Nebraska public health offices to improve the health of employees. Lincoln, NE (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The Panhandle Pubic Health District (PPHD) is ‘walking the talk’ regarding the link between sedentary lifestyles and poor health. This past week they awarded employees at the Northwest Community Action Partnership with a tool to keep them healthier while they see to the needs of their community: a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. This is the fourth site...

Prolonged Sitting Removes The Beneficial Effects Exercise Has On Cardiovascular Health
2014-07-08 06:10:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As we have become a more technological society, we have also become a more sedentary society. We already know that this is one of the major causes of obesity, but it affects our bodies in many other ways. Among these, a new study from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center reveals that a sedentary lifestyle lowers cardiorespiratory fitness levels. The findings, published online in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, noted that...

2014-06-27 23:06:43

TrekDesk continues its campaign to change the sedentary lifestyle progression in America. A new study helps spread its message. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Ask anyone over the age of 30 what the single greatest risk factor is for developing heart disease and there will be a litany of answers ranging from smoking to obesity. Often the correct response goes unmentioned or worse unheeded; even in a majority of doctor’s offices. A new study out of Australia published in the The British Journal of...

2014-06-02 23:01:09

TrekDesk Treadmill Desk reports on a new study showing the relationship between fitness levels and cognitive abilities as one ages. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 A new study published in the journal Neurology (http://bit.ly/1oo7Pdt) found that the more physically active an individual is during their mid-twenties the better their cognitive abilities will be when they reach middle age. Unfortunately the nature of work has become increasingly sedentary, confining workers to cubicles...

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...


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