I’ve been using a treadmill workstation for about 6 years now and I love it! This is a treadmill with a desk over it that allows you to walk while you work. While you don’t get heart-pumping, highly aerobic exercise this way, it can still get your heart rate elevated has great health benefits – increased movement, decreased sitting time, improved posture, etc. Many people give up on treadmill workstations quickly because they try to walk too fast or for too long. I find it most effective for working and concentration when I walk at a very slow pace (around 1.5 miles per hour) for only about a half hour to an hour at a time. Then I’ll sit for a while. I may only walk for a total of a couple hours throughout the day – but that is a couple fewer hours of sitting!
Contributors: Sylvie Stacy from Look For Zebras