Phoenix, AZ, - Medical reports and studies focusing on rising obesity rates and ill health caused by “Sitting Disease” (a term given to the multitude of syndromes and diseases caused by sedentary lives) have emerged from numerous medical authorities this past year. While the financial and productivity risk to American business is well understood, affordable solutions to the problem have proven to be a challenge.
Forbes.com <http://www.forbes.com/2010/08/06/office-perks-luxuries-leadership-careers-best_slide_3.html> , spotlighting office innovations, has praised the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk as an invaluable method to restore health and lose weight touting it as “One of the Best Workplace Luxuries Anywhere.”
“We are pleased by Forbes recognition as to the tremendous health benefits attributable to walking and working with a TrekDesk, however based on recent medical evidence we would replace the word luxury with necessity,” stated TrekDesk founder Steve Bordley.
At $479.00, approximately 1/3 the cost of a monthly health insurance premium, it is also a very affordable necessity.
American businesses have recently discovered that walking while working has a benefit to their bottom line. Increased productivity, weight loss, improved moods, disease prevention, stress reduction, anger management, less absenteeism, and reduced health care costs are some of the benefits enjoyed by corporations employing treadmill desks including Zappos, Google, GlaxoSmithKline, Mutual of Omaha, Humana and Best Buy.