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Are here blog world explodes looks from trek desk and it's one of the new -- in working fitness being able to stand at your -- And actually get it worked out -- -- of sitting there having your legs fall asleep getting deep vein thrombosis and everything else Steve is here from trek desk in my on the right track -- -- -- you said it perfectly the whole idea is to combat the health hazards of sitting by getting people -- And walking on the new lies -- the terminals and we have at home already by attaching a track that's too.
It's of the trek desk sits above a traditional treadmill you can pretty much put any sort of treadmill you want in there right it's got it has a universal design it'll fit virtually any -- on the United States -- Why did you decide to create the trek desk.
Well it came out of -- personal -- for me I was involved in an injury.
And actually left me in a wheelchair.
For about six months it took me about two years before it was -- so I want from the benefit active person.
Somebody with a lot of health issues so I had to come up with something.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- With my own treadmill.
And I I've lost about 25 pounds -- first month I was using it.
My back problems went away slept great.
I've really started.
Looking into investigating what was behind that and found out a lot more about walking -- afternoon so.
So it -- come around here we can take a look at the set -- here you've got get yourself a cup holder of course you always need that maybe have some coffee -- ago.
But then this folds out you can put it away if you don't want it maybe you do -- jog a little bit later C wanna put your desk away.
But he put a computer up here and you've got enough space to put a monitor.
Put a computer monitor.
And anything else you really need right.
-- you couldn't.
We have these applications -- that you can move anywhere on the desk.
So you set it up for your own personal use as a manuscript stands -- you wanna put books -- your Kindle here you read while you walk.
And while faltering here that you can put all your papers it's virtually -- -- you never have to leave your desk.
Ever -- -- -- -- -- fallen out either you're walking a little faster salt but salt stationary -- trade and and -- completely silent too so if you're taking a phone call.
Someone's not gonna say these debrief you on a treadmill -- you're talking to me right now.
-- you're walking one thing to point out normal walking speeds three to four miles an hour.
When you're walking here you're walking about one to one point five miles an hour so you never get out of breath I use a headset on talking on the phone so my answer -- But people won't hear you gasping for air you won't sweat.
It's very it's a very natural condition.
And in short order even people that are sedentary can be up and moving.
And walking all day -- -- health benefits -- incredible if you're sitting.
That that's the worst thing you can do for your body standing is much better than sitting you're gonna burn more calories about -- more calories now standing.
But if you're standing in one spot.
You still have some ask any retailer you're you're still gonna have a problem.
Problems with you're back.
-- -- -- you -- your -- starting to -- -- were designed to -- were not designed to -- not designed to stand in one place -- Now -- voice dictation software you can certainly be dictating emails don't necessarily need to be typing although I'm walking slow enough that I'm.
I could easily be typing out emails to be doing different things reading taking phone calls.
And while not getting out of breath at all I know that I'm doing good for my -- I think that sums it up really well if we could get Americans still just -- 101000 steps today.
The American Heart Association has said we reduce the rate of initial heart attacks in this country by 90%.
-- reduced diabetes in this country by 50%.
And stroke by 70% so there's.
A real message here that Americans.
As much as we need to control our diets we also have to know how many steps we're taking her dad.
And this is something that allows you to do that.
Great on feeling healthy already and this doesn't mind and I don't feel like -- need to be worried about going to the office every day -- thanks -- so much dishonest trek -- appreciate it.
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