We’ve helped thousands of users get their first treadmill desk, so we tapped our staff experts for their favorite tips to new users.
FAQ Treadmill Desks
Does your job require you to spend hours hours sitting in a chair? We have ten tips for getting your employer to pay for your treadmill desk workstation.
In this primer we cover everything you need to know about how to install a SteadyType keyboard tray on a treadmill desk.
Treadmill desk users need to think of feet like professional runners do, and pay close attention to their health and happiness.
The easiest way to picture your most “neutral” position is to think about how astronauts’ arms hang when they’re floating in their sleeping bags.
It is best to stretch before mounting the treadmill, to take frequent stretch breaks and stretch at the end of every session.
Taller workers looking for a treadmill desk may need to make special considerations, but don't let a treadmill's added height compromise ergonomic safety.
The question of exactly how many more calories you can burn using a treadmill desk hasn’t been thoroughly understood, until now.
Keep in mind that using a treadmill desk is the best way to combat sitting disease but it is not a substitute for getting aerobic exercise
Unless you already spend several hours a day walking, you will feel some new muscle pains if you overdo it. We provide our best treadmill desk walking tips.
It may not seem very important at first blush but it turns out the width of the belt can be a very important criteria in choosing a treadmill base.
A top speed capability of more than 4.0 mph is the first giveaway that a treadmill desk’s base unit was borrowed from an existing running treadmill model.
Treadmill weight limits or weight ratings are almost meaningless when being used " in a walking desk application. Here's how to really evaluate them.
The correlation between Type II diabetes and weight struggles is so direct that most people consider the words “obese” and “diabetic” to be synonymous.
Experienced treadmill desk users have learned to accumulate intensive writing tasks for those hours when they are sitting or standing.
Keep in mind that when walking at a treadmill desk, even at 1–2 mph, your body will be evaporating more water than usual.
Treadmill desks can be shaky contraptions if not set up properly. Learn how to isolate vibrations from the treadmill and from your body's swaying motions
Treadmill desk placement can be tricky in some smaller offices so take the time to really think it through before assembling your treadmill desk.
We often hear from employees of large corporations and government agencies that their legal dept put the kibosh on treadmill desks.
The biggest safety issues for treadmill desk users are potential minor injuries from improper ergonomics or insufficient stretch breaks.
Perhaps the most common misconception about treadmill workstations is that they are "exercise desks." This just isn't the case.
Treadmill troubleshooting can be difficult, but we have a list of easy fixes for the most common issues from our treadmill experts.