Desk Cycle Ergonomics
Desk cycles and bike desks are all the rage, especially with cycling enthusiasts who want to keep “training” their legs even while they’re at work. But there are a number of ergonomic sand traps you can find yourself in quickly if you didn’t plan to set up your workstation to avoid repetitive strain injuries, low back and knee pain.
Be sure to check out our helpful primer on How to Set Up an Ergonomically Proper Desk Cycle before you buy your equipment. And check out our comprehensive desk cycle comparison review including every major product in this category.
Call them desk pedals, desk cycles, under desk pedals, or desk ellipticals. Whatever you choose, all of these devices require a little upfront effort to get properly situated for comfortable, productive, and ergonomic use at a desk. This article brings you some expert tips based on our review staff’s experience testing various devices in the desk cycle category.
ased on our regular encounters with occupational ergonomists and ergonomic product designers, it’s fair to say that many, if not most, of those working in the field today did not receive any formal training on the vast differences between working at a keyboard in a seated versus standing or walking modality.