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Treadmill Desk - Getting Started

Whether you've invested in your own treadmill desk or your company has recently installed a treadmill "Hot-Desk" it's important to get yourself frequented with your treadmill desk so that you can enjoy the many benefits of walking and working. Treadmill Desk Installation  Installing your treadmill desk is relatively simple, you will just need to check that the treadmill base is placed on a level surface and that the walking belt is centered, you can check this by watching this video if you have purchased one of our desk and base packages you will also need to build your height adjustable desk...

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What is a Treadmill Desk?

What is a Treadmill Desk?

Although treadmill desks are gaining in popularity, many are still unaware of what they are, how they work, and most importantly how they can benefit you.  We spend a lot of time working with businesses to introduce the concept of walking and working, and one of the most common misconceptions that people have, is that the treadmill is a running treadmill. The idea of a treadmill desk is not to sweat away the pounds but to incorporate gentle exercise into the working day, at a time when you would otherwise be sedentary. Walking greatly increases your circulation, this in turn has...

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Bike Desk - Added to the store!

New for 2017! We have now added the LifeSpan bike desk to our store. The C3 bike desk can be sold on its own with a desktop controller, with a manual height adjustable desk (DT5) or with an electric height adjustable desk (DT7). The bike desk is a great piece of equipment for desk users just looking to inject a little activity into your working day, but without stepping away from the comfort of sitting. Medical experts have long proved that increasing circulation has many health benefits from improving cardiac function to reducing your chances of developing osteoporosis.    ...

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Treadmill Desk - Fact from Fiction

Treadmill Desk - Fact from Fiction

As Treadmill Desks gain popularity among office workers, we thought that as treadmill deskers ourselves we would give you an insight into how the treadmill desk has fitted into our office and sort a few facts from the fiction. FACT - You CAN walk and work. Many people don't believe you can actually walk and work, we aren't going to lie, you're not going to be able to type a 1500 word report on your very first treadmill desk experience. However, after a brief settling in session you'll find that walking quickly becomes secondary to working.  FICTION - The treadmill noise...

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Treadmill Desk - Employee Engagement

So, your business has just invested in a treadmill desk, and while treadmill desks are normally very well-received they can occasionally be met with trepidation. So how can you and your business ensure successful uptake and protect the very important investment in staff health and well-being that you've just made? Below is our guide, on how to ensure the successful implementation of treadmill desks in your business.   1. Location Location Location nowadays office design seems to focus on creating large open spaces, and whilst this is great for encouraging good social behavior users may feel a bit on display using a...

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New Range of Monitor Arms added to our store.

New Range of Monitor Arms added to our store.

Today we launched a new range of monitor arms, we have been working with Viewlite and have tried and tested all of the monitor arms in our store with each of our treadmill desks in order to find the right system for each of our walking workstations. The Viewlite monitor arms are durable, flexible and capable of holding weighty monitor without losing strength - perfect for treadmill desks.    Viewlite Duel Monitor arm - Suitable for DT5 and DT7 Treadmill Desks £235     Viewlite Single Monitor Arm - Suitable for DT5 & DT7 £440 Viewlite Adjustable/Swivel Monitor arm for use...

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Active Office Install

Active Office Install

The Treadmill Desks Store installs many treadmill desks all over the UK every week. We love working with companies to find how, why, and what inspired them to install treadmill desks in their businesses. Answers vary, some for medical reasons such as lower back pain - for which the treadmill desk is proven to reduce. For others it's just a case of wanting to make their offices a healthier place for their employees. This particular install was one of our favourites as they wanted to create an active office, one where their employees were free to move away from their...

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National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful to one person may be motivating to someone else. Stress can affect how you feel, think, behave and how your body works. In fact, common signs of stress include sleeping problems, sweating, loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating so it is important to manage stress in the appropriate way. Exercise is a great way to help relieve stress, however in the workplace with impending...

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How it all began...

How it all began...

You may not know this, but The Treadmill Desk Store has a sister company called Total Office – an office products supplier with over 50 years’ experience. Through Total Office we have witnessed the evolution of office products and sadly the slow descent into the sedentary life style that many of us are now leading. Whilst out visiting a client for Total Office, Managing Director John Thurgood happened to notice someone walking on a treadmill desk. As an office products supplier, we are experienced in the supply of ergonomic products but the treadmill desk was something new, something that could...

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The Treadmill Desk Store Will be at Orgatec

The Treadmill Desk Store Will be at Orgatec

The Treadmill Desk Store is proud to be supporting LifeSpan at the annual Orgatec exhibition in Cologne from the 25-29 October. We will be working alongside LifeSpan to showcase "the active office" and visitors to the stand will have the opportunity to try out the new model 2016 treadmill desks.  Walking and working has many health and well-being benefits, the experienced team will be on hand to assist and advise you on the steps you can take to improve your working life by using a Treadmill Desk.  Visit us in hall 8.1 - Booth C009  

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