TrekDesk Treadmill Desk Benefits

The Surgeon General recommends a minimum of 10,000 steps per day, equating to 5 miles yet the average American walks less than half of this amount leading to a myriad of chronic health problems brought on by inactivity and related obesity. Walking with a TrekDesk treadmill desk daily while working requires as little as 3 hours to meet this minimum guideline of activity. Workout at work (without sweating) and regain your health without extra time out of your day. Learn more about the health restorative quailities of walking facilitated by the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk in hundreds of health specific studies and articles in our RESEARCH section. Interested to learn what actual TrekDesk Treadmill Desk users have experienced? Check out our TESTIMONIALS section.

Let's examine more than 60 of the amazing benefits the body derives when it is able to walk slowly for extended periods during the day. Remember, there is a distinction between a workout at work involving slow movement with a TrekDesk Treadmill desk and what people normally associate with exercise at a gym. A daily trip to the gym while beneficial cannot undue the health damage caused by spending your work days in a sedentary office environment. Prefer to read this later? Request a TrekDesk Treadmill Desk CATALOG.
 

    1. Weight loss of up to 50-70 lbs in a single year without restrictive dieting
    2. Reduces stress and depression symptoms 30%-47% faster and more effectively than medications (source: Harvard Medical School)
    3. Long-term Success: Requires no extra time, effort or motivation
    4. 50% reduction in the risk of Type 2 Diabetes (source: American Diabetes Association)
    5. Reduces the risk of cancers 30-70% (source: National Institutes for Health)
    6. Improves memory and cognitive abilities as much as 15% in a 6 month period (source: University of Illinois)
    7. A workout at work with a TrekDesk treadmill desk slows physical and mental aging processes
    8. 90% reduction in risk of initial heart attacks (source: American Heart Association)
    9. 70% reduction in the risk of stroke (source: American Heart Association)
    10. Strengthens the immune system, prevents disease and restores health.
    1. Switches on the body's metabolic furnace for more efficient calorie burning.
    2. Stimulate the lymphatic system and wards off disease
    3. Stimulates brain function, improving memory as much as 15% over a 6-month period
    4. Increases blood flow to the brain and increases productivity
    5. Improves mood and wards off mild depression without medication
    6. Promotes significant weight loss and control of appetite
    7. Prevents onset of Type II Diabetes and assists with control
    8. Improves blood circulation throughout the body
    9. Improves lung capacity and strength
    10. Promotes healthy restorative sleep patterns
    1. Working out at work with a TrekDesk bolsters the immune system
    2. Prevents bone loss (osteoporosis)
    3. Reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke
    4. Reduces bad cholesterol (LDLs)
    5. Improves blood lipid profiles
    6. Increases good cholesterol (HDLs)
    7. Reduces overall body fat working out at work with a TrekDesk
    8. Enhance mental well-being
    9. Reduces the risk of colon cancer
    10. Reduces the risk of breast cancer
    1. Reduces inflammation from arthritis and osteoarthritis
    2. Increases flexibility and coordination, reducing risks of falls
    3. Reduces the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's
    4. Increases life span
    5. Relieves back pain  
    6. Speeds up recovery period after some surgeries
    7. Mitigates side effects of chemotherapy
    8. Increases strength of leg and back muscles
    9. Prevents loss of work due to sick days
    10. Increases overall fitness levels and health
    1. Assists in stroke rehabilitation
    2. Working out at work with TrekDesk frees up more time for you and your family
    3. Significantly reduces stress levels
    4. Makes exercise automatic and habitual
    5. Helps reduce high blood pressure
    6. Lowers the risk of gallstones and gall bladder surgeries
    7. Stimulates release of dopamine, increasing levels of happiness
    8. Assists in smoking cessation efforts by decreasing craving for nicotine
    9. May decrease risk of heart disease in women by 40%
    10. May decrease risk of stroke in men by as much as 50%
    1. Helps reduce health care costs for employers
    2. Reduces need for some medications
    3. At work workouts with TrekDesk may decrease the risk of contracting glaucoma
    4. Increases regularity, decreases incidence of constipation
    5. Significantly less stress on your joints than running
    6. Increases libido and decreases the incidence of impotence, enhancing sex life
    7. Decreases incidence of sleep apnea and enhances sleep
    8. A walking workout at work with TrekDesk protects against likelihood of hip fractures
    9. Increases levels of self satisfaction and wellness
    10. Decreases employee "presenteeism"