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So is your chair telling you a new study suggests the people who sit too much may have shorter lifespan so permitting Americans to spend a third of their day.
Sitting at a desk at work what's the solution how about walking while you work our next guest right next me here came up with this cool invention.
That allows you to do just that keyboard -- the CEO of trek desk good morning good morning Gretchen so actually your invention is the device that sitting on top of this -- Yes the idea was there's fifty million existing treadmills in the United States but if you have one at home most people just -- clothes on them.
So our concept was let's build something that's affordable that people can attach their treadmill.
Move throughout the day and and get healthy again are -- how realistic is it that somebody would actually do work while there.
Walking on the treadmill so for example my penmanship is really bad -- began last.
But that -- I don't think.
And isn't that -- -- -- tell friends you're going a little bit faster than most usually walk about one point two miles an hour I'd say right now you're going about two and a half the parade.
Com average speed when you're walking to like to a store is about three miles an hour but you walk really slow.
What are the negatives about sitting at a desk all -- Well there's an inherent health risks that are really leading us to the chronic illnesses that we have in this country -- -- we have 70% of our population it's overweight.
Half of that numbers obese were looking at it worth of dietary problem but actually it's in an activity problem.
And the more we set we we didn't have this issue in 1960.
There's only 14% of the population was overweight and we walked about 101000 step today.
Look at that I just -- say don't -- to -- sixty that my coworkers while our Arthur and then AJ.
Extraordinary producer downstairs you know what -- not you know what I'm a little competitive.
You -- you're listening now -- running.
Yeah -- just isn't -- -- here what.
-- -- -- -- you know we'll we'll be work isn't recommended that people run and all -- -- -- now fifteenth.
It really isn't.
Pat actually but you'll have more energy at the end of the day walking -- you wanna do -- -- and -- your car audio but there's a distinction between exercise and.
Do you have any advice for -- -- the lawyer who was moving at a pace of about point 51 for -- -- -- When -- mart parking aren't told me to do this like eight hours.
You're not gonna be running like AJ for eight hours.
What can keep the pace since he -- me I have to -- out of their ability to 37 minutes I've -- sixty calories.
Over that I have read the Paper I wrote things out on the computer I could make the call to -- the Blackberry.
I gotta tell you it's pretty.
Cool free it's an exciting legal cases walking out of China -- it.
Going to be into the having to apply here being like well you know mr.
-- dollar rob the bank guy you've been gone not a night for a guy who was wearing a -- that might -- to -- to that but.
Get the -- job when you don't have to have those kinds of interactions.
It's actually pretty related death -- pretty cool way to pass the day.
-- AJ what about you can you crazy -- typing and working while you're running.
That's the part of it.
-- Steve I know -- and -- on the keyboard you're -- people walking and running for a special cause to right we actually.
Our we're it's called the W three profit project it's.
Sponsoring miles that you walk where we'll donate a dollar for every mile walk through wine to water gotta work -- you can do that like a lot of older fast dot com back slash W.
History thanks so much Steve Perry would be much more and should.
Many in the today guys.
Nice pace she got -- you can validate this dinner tonight AM eastern OK I could give me in Philly and happen to harm the --
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