10 Reasons How the Bicycle Desk Beats All Other Office Exercise Tools

At a single glance it is clear that the bicycle desk has practically all the benefits of other exercise tools at work for the title of best office workout machine, sans the disadvantages associated with them. For good reason, because although it arrived among the latest in the game— standing desks and treadmill desks having

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The Bicycle Desk Passive Workout

The concept of the passive workout at the office is about how to squeeze in exercise time for an office workout regime without breaking your time or routine. Even though technology has given us the resources to make our lives easier than in any other time in history, many still can’t seem to find time

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From Workplace to Walkplace to Fitplace

Until recently, the “healthy workplace” used to mean the general environment. What people do at the workplace is, well, work. With recent studies showing the potentially hazardous effects of a sedentary work and life style, there came the need to transform the office from strictly doing “work” to one where employees can also do a

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Active Desk Engine prototype from Jim Martin, PhD.

A Boost in Happiness, Productivity and Mood by Sitting All Day

“Sitting all day” is now a phrase that sends doctors, therapists, ergonomic specialists, journalists and spooked readers running for cover. The sedentary lifestyle, it appears, does not only deprive you from a boost in happiness, it is a one-way ticket to long-term pain. Funny thing is, we shouldn’t forget that we’ve been doing this all

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The Office Workout: Working Out While Working

It is a rare breed of white-collar job that allows one to exercise while going about one’s business at their desks. How can you have an office workout without access, time, inclination or a desire to hit the gym? You’re either at your desk hammering away that the keyboard, wrestling with that report or other

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Indoor Cycles Fight Obesity

Instead of doing what we normally do on a daily basis– whether at the office at work, at home watching TV, or at school sitting at classes all day– why not continue doing that, but at the same time, be exercising concurrently as well? That is what one school has done to combat the growing

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DIY Bicycle Desk

The really nice thing about bicycle desks is because, unlike a lot of other exercise machines, you have real options to either buy high-priced models all the way to bare-bones and really cheap units. What’s more, you don’t even really have to shell out much cash if you have some parts available in  your home,

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standing desk

Standing Tables Don’t Work

Standing desks were supposed to be a lifesaver. Over the years, pundits, the media and supposed experts everywhere were dumping it on how sitting down, especially over long periods and in recurring fashion such as at work, is very bad for you to the point of killing you. The world was up in arms touting

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Under Desk Bike

The Bike Desk Will Save Your Life

While it may seem like a wacko claim that an exercise machine will save your life (technically, all of them do), the bicycle desk, with its inherent and unique nature of folding the gym into your regular schedule without losing time, is one of those rare not-celebrated marvels of fitness technology that is unlike most

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Sitting at Work

Top 10 Ways Sitting Will Kill You

Face it, that last Netflix marathon made you feel intuitively guilty. Sitting too long watching the tube can give you pangs of guilt along with the joys of the show you’re watching. It’s like the guilt-reward trip you get when eating that bar of chocolate or ice cream tub. But it gets worse, because your

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