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Try A Treadmill Desk!

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I walk on a treadmill with a desk over it while I work all day. I get in an extra 6 - 10 miles depending on the day, burning between 600 and 1000 calories! emoticon

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  • How do you add a desk to the treadmill?

    Irene - by IRENEHARPS
  • I have a TrekDesk, such a fantastic way to get moving! I use my laptop hooked up to a flat screen TV as a monitor so I'm not looking down all the time. This isn't for that extra hard running workout, though! This is a slower walk, maybe 1.5-2.5 miles per hours, but you can keep that up FOR hours. On a walk-only day, I can easily walk five or more miles. Really builds up the calories burned count AND my endurance. Have fun! - by WRITERFIT
  • 1HOTFUDGEMAMA
    Hmm sounds interesting. - by 1HOTFUDGEMAMA
  • Read Drop Dead Healthy for more information on treadmill desks; the author, A.J. Jacobs, is very funny. He built his own tread/desk and talks about his experiences in using it. He also mentions that, to burn more calories, you can use the treadmill on "manual" instead of motorizing it. - by AZIL5678
  • JCW001
    Seems it would be hard to get any work done. - by JCW001
  • I've been researching treadmill desks and there are many types: treadmill and desk together, a separate desk for a treadmill you already own, small shelves or do it yourself desks. I already have a treadmill so I don't want to buy a new one. I also don't plan on spending the entire work day at the desk so I don't want to spend $700 on a fancy pants add-on desk. I found this website with a simple and inexpensive treadmill desk you can make yourself. I'm going to make one this weekend. Wish me luck! http://wholelifestylenutriti
    on.com/articles/how-to-b
    uild-a-treadmill-desk-fo
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    - by JSWANSON555
  • Now that sounds like something someone could make a fortune marketing. I have no concept!! - by HETZ51
  • How do you build a desk over a treadmill and how do you manage to read and type on a laptop while you are moving?

    Corrie - by CORRIEFIT
  • ELAMAY4
    Just wondering does it matter what type of treadmill to use: motorized vs. nonmotorized? - by ELAMAY4
  • So, do you build one or buy one? - by HEALTHYARTIST1
  • JANEKB
    I did this also. Works great, I can type on my laptop just fine.
    I built my own, using some creativity and the local home improvement store. - by JANEKB
  • is that something you can buy?
    - by ROYABOYA

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