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Stock update - New models arriving week commencing 4th July.

As the UK's largest supplier of Lifespan Treadmill Desks we will be the first to get our hands on Lifespan's brand new 2016 line up. We are expecting a container to arrive week commencing 4th July and will start shipping immediately after that. Please contact us if you would like more information on the new models and how they've improved. There has never been a better time to start walking and working!

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What Treadmill Desks can do for your productivity

We have long reported that treadmill desks are great for productivity, walking is medically proven to stimulate cognitive abilities - increasing your attention levels. We admit, the effects aren't immediate, it can certainly take a day or two to get familiar with your new way of working - after all you're breaking the habit of a lifetime! But once you find your pace and get used to walking at your desk you'll be amazed at what a little light exercise whilst you work can do for your productivity. The University of Minnesota recently conducted a survey of 40 office workers,...

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LifeSpan's top 10 Healthy Offices

Treadmill Desk Manufacturer LifeSpan have recently released a report into the top 10 active offices. It's not surprising to see that the companies featured are some of the worlds most well-known brands - proving once again that an active office is a productive office! It's great when companies invest in the health and wellbeing of their staff, not only does it make employees feel valued and appreciated but it also attracts new highly motivated individuals. Imagine you attend two interviews, one office has treadmill desks and meetings are held around a pool table vs the job where you're expected to...

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The Walking Meeting

Many companies are now taking positive steps towards improving the health and well-being of their staff. More and more, companies are shaking away the conventional norms of working and embracing new technologies and corporate change. So what better way to move away from convention than by swapping your boardroom table for a collection of treadmill desks? Not only will the treadmill desks provide a great ice-breaker for visiting clients they also create a great area for staff to meet and swap ideas. Research has also found that meeting times are shorter, more focused and altogether more productive. Walking has long...

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What happens to your body when you walk...

If our website hasn't already convinced you to start using a treadmill desk, then maybe this article will convimce you. Have you ever wondered what hapens to your body when you walk? Minutes 1 to 5 Your first few steps trigger the release of energy-producing chemicals in your cells to fuel your walk. Your heart rate revs-up from about 70 to 100 beats per minute (bpm), boosting blood-flow and warming muscles.Any stiffness subsides as joints release lubricating fluid to help you move more easily. As you get moving, your body burns 5 calories per minute, compared with only 1 per...

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Sneak Peak at the New LifeSpan Treadmill Desks

We have exciting news! LifeSpan have recently launched a new range of Treadmill Desks in the US which will replace the current models when they hit the UK in the next few weeks. Across the entire LifeSpan range whether old or new you know that you are getting a quality product built to last. So what can we expect from the new models? Well, in addition to a much sleeker and sophosticated desk design, the treadmill belts are more low profile and marginally shorter in length making for a more compact design. Another great feature the new models have is...

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"I simply can't go back" - great review from new treadmill desk user!

We are always interested to hear about the positive impacts that introducing a treadmill desk into your life has. Many people tell us that shortly after regular use the first thing they notice is their lower back pain disappears. This is because we improve posture and give our back and core muscles a gentle work out whilst we walk. A view resonated in this review. http://www.bustle.com/articles/158597-i-used-a-treadmill-desk-for-a-month-heres-what-happened    

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Great Deals on our Treadmill Desks

Great Deals on our Treadmill Desks

Good news, we've heard that the new LifeSpan Treadmill Desks will be arriving at The Treadmill Desk Store very soon, but untill then we have some great offers available on our stocked items so you don't have to wait long to get walking and working. TR5000-DT7 now just £2,249   TR800-DT7 now just £995   TR800-DT5 now just £795   TR800-DT3 Treadmill base only now just £575   For more information on finding the right treadmill desk for you, please click here or contact our customer service team on 020 7536 2340  

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Get up, Stand up!

Get up, Stand up!

Technology plays a huge part in the sedentary lifestyle that many of us are now leading, in today’s world most of us can carry out our entire job without moving from our desks which has meant that office workers are often sitting for 11 + hours a day. In a basic survey conducted by The Treadmill Desk Store on city workers, Accountants sat for an average of 13 hours a day, Insurance Brokers 11 hours and Lawyers 12 hours. Commuting also contributes to our sedentary lifestyles with the average city worker spending up to 3 hours a day travelling to...

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Workout at Work Day: Coming Soon!

Launched by the Chartered Institute of Physiotherapists, Workout at Workday has steadily grown over the years with more and more businesses getting involved.  The CSP launched W@WD in 2011 in order to increase levels of physical activity amongst employees during the working day, and to inspire staff to move more and address poor work habits, such as not taking regular breaks. The aim of the day is to improve public health, reduce sickness absence and promote the important role which physiotherapy plays in keeping people 'fit for work'. On W@WD hundreds of physiotherapists and physiotherapy staff run events in different...

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