If you’re looking for the LifeFitness Treadmill Desk, see our full review of the same product under a different name, InMovement Integrated Treadmill Desk.
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Traditional cardio fitness equipment manufacturers have been taking notice of the new office fitness craze of late, and several have already started to try and break into the treadmill desk business. Most recently we reviewed both ProForm‘s and NordicTrack‘s contrived entrants, neither of which impressed our expert review team. Joining them now is an integrated walking workstation from InMovement, a new sub-brand of cardio giant Life Fitness (owned by global conglomerate Brunswick Corporation), specifically targeting the office worker. In addition to the new treadmill desk their website shows four desktop riser products that look to be direct knock-offs [...]
The UnSit Walk-1 has just recently quietly appeared on the marketplace, and we are endeavoring to get one into the test lab for a full-fledged review. The Walk-1 is an extra-wide, extra short treadmill base with a 2 mph top-end speed, designed by former fitness equipment industry executives, and priced at $1,695.
The Walk-1 has a desktop controller with a speed knob and start-stop switch on it, but you need to use your smartphone [...]
MultiTable is thr manufacturer of ‘ModTable’ adjustable-height desks and they’ve joined forces with Lifespan Fitness to create a treadmill desk workstation dubbed the ModTable Treadmill Desk. It is simply the bundling of a customized variant of the ModTable Crank Height-Adjustable Desk and the LifeSpan TR1200-DT3 treadmill base.
You could buy this system from MultiTable with no price advantage or penalty compared to separately purchasing the treadmill directly from LifeSpan and the crank desk directly from MultiTable. We recommend buying them separately, for a couple of reasons…
We used to be huge fans of the ModTable when it was the only [...]
Every once in a while, we at the WorkWhileWalking labs encounter products that remind us just how uncommon it is to find an acceptable walking workstation. The treadmill desk industry is saturated with kluges that try to grab a piece of the rising trend without a clear understanding of user safety and ergonomics. Among them is the Walk N Work, a product with great intentions and poor execution.Close…
The Walk N Work, which looks like a fusion between a bar stool and a sawhorse, is the latest on our list of shoddy workarounds meant to convert running treadmills to walking desks. We’ve already explained why a running treadmill is never a good substitute for a dedicated [...]