It's called the Walkstation. From Steelcase:

Designed to encourage more movement by walking slowly at work, Dr. Levine estimates that users of the walkstation have the potential to increase energy expenditure and burn calories even when walking at a 1 mph rate. For some individuals, particularly for obese individuals and those who do not otherwise exercise daily, use of the walkstation may result in actual weight loss. Additional benefits of movement at work can include less stress, increased productivity and improved focus.

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Would you browse the internet while walking on a treadmill?
It`s called the Walkstation. From Steelcase:

Designed to encourage more movement by walking slowly at work, Dr. Levine estimates that users of the walkstation have the potential to increase energy expenditure and burn calories even when walking at a 1 mph rate. For some individuals, particularly for obese individuals and those who do not otherwise exercise daily, use of the walkstation may result in actual weight loss. Additional benefits of movement at work can include less stress, increased productivity and improved focus.

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14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Monday 10/22/07 - 7:51:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Sure, looks pretty cool.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Monday 10/22/07 - 7:53:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
Seems like a good idea. It probably isn't particularly cost effective, but what price can you put on health?
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Monday 10/22/07 - 7:55:36 PM EST (GMT-5)
Heh, I have.
At the gym they have something like that.
You can browse only if you keep your speed up; otherwise it turns off.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Monday 10/22/07 - 8:18:54 PM EST (GMT-5)
I play Runescape or read comics while peddling on a trimbike.
Does wonders for enduring the time spend on it and makes me feel really fit because I train longer.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Monday 10/22/07 - 9:37:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
Sounds good, but I prefer to use my MP3 player while on the treadmill.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Tuesday 10/23/07 - 12:32:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
How about getting off the damn computer and DOING SOMETHING.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Tuesday 10/23/07 - 2:07:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
Sure, it would keep my occupied.
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Tuesday 10/23/07 - 4:51:06 PM EST (GMT-5)
Music is better, because you don't have to use your hands. But it looks like fun
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Thursday 10/25/07 - 12:17:14 AM EST (GMT-5)
I would imagine that walking would lower your work productivity...
14 yrs ago, 7 mos ago - Thursday 10/25/07 - 4:30:06 AM EST (GMT-5)
Sure, it'd be something to do. Time flies when you're doing something.
14 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Monday 11/5/07 - 4:40:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
Sometimes I read a book while using my treadmill, so why not?

Looks pretty cool, actually.

14 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Monday 11/5/07 - 4:44:33 PM EST (GMT-5)
I want one!

Training and pissing people off on YT at the same time!

My two hobbies in one!

14 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Monday 11/5/07 - 6:16:43 PM EST (GMT-5)
Interesting.

But why not just add your laptop to a treadmill already?

14 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Saturday 11/10/07 - 5:54:18 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, I wouldn't because I'd probably lose my concentration.
14 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Monday 11/12/07 - 2:08:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
Nah. I'd rather be running outside on a real track with a friend or something.
14 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Friday 12/14/07 - 6:09:17 PM EST (GMT-5)
i think i would get distracted and trip or something.
14 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Thursday 1/3/08 - 7:10:22 AM EST (GMT-5)
Probably hard to type and power walk when you need to swing your arms.
14 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Thursday 4/17/08 - 12:34:42 PM EST (GMT-5)
On 2007-10-23 12:32:39.8 OhHoHo wrote:
How about getting off the damn computer and DOING SOMETHING.

Ha ha ha, that's a good idea, too.
14 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Thursday 4/24/08 - 8:55:17 PM EST (GMT-5)
I want the internet wired directly into my brain. And whan do I get my flying car?
13 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 7/15/08 - 1:52:31 PM EST (GMT-5)
That's cool, they are putting them in more offices...

Treadmill workstation brings exercise to office, slowly
13 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Friday 11/21/08 - 5:56:44 PM EST (GMT-5)
Maybe, but I would feel like I was going to fall off. I usually just watch tv.



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