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TrekDesk – Treadmill Desk: Start-up Idea

TrekDesk puts you way ahead of the competition

By Michelle Hammond
Thursday, 29 November 2012

start-up-idea-TrekDeskWe’re often told that walking 10,000 steps a day will help keep us trim and stave off heart disease and cancer. But with today’s hectic life, it can be difficult to find the time.


Now a US company has come up with what it claims is the solution – exercise while you work. TrekDesk fits over a treadmill, enabling users to walk slowly while they work.


The manufacturer claims the height-adjustable workstation gives users the right amount of exercise to maintain health, reduce stress, prevent disease and strengthen muscles.


Working at the TrekDesk is claimed to help users achieve the holy grail of 10,000 steps a day within three hours. It also claims to boost mood and productivity.


“Many studies have shown that your concentration and productivity will increase walking with a treadmill desk,” the company’s website says.


Are there other ways in which you can boost workers’ concentration and productivity?

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