We think walking is the best way to stay active at work—from both an ergonomic health and productivity standpoint. That being said, we also recognize the surging popularity of cycling at your desk, and we want to keep you — as a worker committed to office fitness — as informed as possible on the merits of these relatively new products.
Bike desks have perhaps become a bit outdated due to competition from the even faster growing category of under desk pedal exercisers. To clarify what is sometimes a confusing nomenclature, bike desks are basically stationary bikes that integrate with a desk workspace.
Knowing how the study of anthropometry, posture, repetitive motion, and workspace design affects the user is critical to proper ergonomic design.