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I've been using a treadmill desk for 2 years but what are my health benefits?

I've been using a treadmill desk for 2 years but what are my health benefits?

So, it's been around 2 years since I started using a treadmill desk on a regular basis and I get asked a lot of questions about what it's like to walk whilst working at my desk! Some questions are focused on how I can work whilst walking but others are based on what the benefits are so I'd like to focus on those benefits in this piece. Firstly, a bit of context...like around 60% of working adults, I had a sedentary desk job based in an office and have been working that way since leaving school. Now, aged 50, I...

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What a great place for a Lifespan Treadmill Desk

What a great place for a Lifespan Treadmill Desk

We always love helping people to get out of their chairs and improve their health with a Lifespan Treadmill Desk. Recently, we received an order for a TR1200-DT7 from an international law firm based in the heart of the City of London. What we didn't know is what a great location this machine was going to. Our technician advised me to pop along to see for myself!    This lucky user not only has a fantastic view but they have also thought carefully about ergonomics too. Using a suitable monitor arm helps ensure your head and neck are positioned perfectly....

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One in 10 premature deaths linked to sitting

Most people know that sitting at a desk each day as part of your job isn't good for your health. If you change from an active lifestyle to a more sedentary role the first thing you may notice is weight gain. Here is an intersting article about the longer term impact. https://news.sky.com/story/one-in-10-premature-deaths-linked-to-sitting-study-finds-11675281      

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Treadmill Desk Store Ireland featured on Ireland AM

Conor from The Treadmill Deskstore Ireland was asked by Ireland AM to demonstrate the TR1200-DT7 and TR1200-DT3 (with a sit/stand desk) treadmill desks. The message here is that everybody can walk and work! You can boost productivity, improve health and make your business an interesting way to work. All this for often a little more than the cost and floor space of a desk and a decent chair.

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Some facts even we didn't know about walking and working

Since our launch in early 2015 we have been blogging about the many positives there are to gain from walking and working on a treadmill desk. Everything from improvements to cardiovascular health to the power the walking posture can have on our joints, often relieving many users of their aches and pains completely.  We honestly thought we knew everything there was to know about the health benefits of being active at work. that was until a recent study revealed the effects that a counter-sedentary lifestyle can have on the other organs in our body.  Eye Health Yes, your eyes aren't...

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Even award winning TV writers love to walk and work!

Did you know that walking and working can inspire award winning TV programmes?  Imagine our surprise when we heard writer Debbie Horsfield of BBC1's Poldark claim that she finds her inspiration for the popular series at her treadmill desk. The writer was interviewed by Sara Cox on BBC Radio 2. When asked how she gets into the mind-set to pen the 18th century drama the writer claimed that staying on the move keeps her inspired and productive, and she spends her days writing scripts from her walking desk. The fantastic interview can be found here. Whether you're a Poldark fan...

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My desk job is anything but ordinary - A great review

  When we sell a treadmill desk to a new user, we really enjoy hearing how they are getting on with their new way of working. We like to keep the door open so that they feel they can get in touch if they ever have an issue or simply just need a bit of help programming their machine. We hear some great accounts of weight loss, reduced back pain, improved health, better circulation and in one case a treadmill desk has even helped one of our customers to better manage their type 1 diabetes! So when someone takes the time to...

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Treadmill Hot-desking

The way we work is ever changing, and not only are businesses having to change the way they operate, but employees are also being asked to adopt a fresh approach to work. The idea of hot-desking has been around for some time now, but now many large organisations are turning their entire office spaces into hot-desking environments. Whilst this may create a more dynamic workplace, we have to ask, is it good for employee health?  The idea is that all staff are asked to clear their desks completely at the end of the day, and upon their return the following...

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Maintaining your Treadmill Desk

Basic maintenance of your treadmill is essential if you want to keep your machine running smoothly and prolong the life of the machine. The good news is, it's very simple to do!   We recommend that your treadmill is regularly lubricated as this will relieve any friction on the belt, you can purchase 100% silicone treadmill oil for £14.95 here We recommend that the TR1200 is lubricated every 50 hours and the TR5000 once a year.To lubricate, unplug your TR5000 or TR1200. Slide your hand or ruler under the belt and lift away from the walk deck. Apply about a...

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We're expanding!

We have been working with Irish based office products company Stakelum Office Supplies to launch The Treadmill Desk Store Ireland www.thetreadmilldeskstore.ie We have carried out many successful treadmill desks installations in Ireland previously, most notably the launch of Fitbit's headquarters in Dublin. As treadmill desks gain in popularity, it was important for us to find the right partner  to continue to market and supply treadmill desks  in Ireland. Stakelum Office supplies with nearly 50 years' experience within office products were the perfect fit. Moving forward they will be providing the same service as TDS UK including free delivery, short lead times, competitive pricing and...

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