Navigation Links
Employees Have Yet Another Reason To Lose Their Office Chairs In Favor Of A Treadmill Desk: Their Brain
Date:12/2/2008

Use of Treadmill Desks May Increase Production of Small Blood Vessels in the Brain

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 2, 2008 -- Numerous studies in recent years have shown that walking on a regular basis lowers an employee's incidence of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, however scientists are just now uncovering the exact reasons why. A recent study conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill found that individuals who participate in regular, long-term exercise had as much as 43% more small blood vessels in their brains than those who were sedentary. The challenge most employees face is finding time to engage in sufficient daily exercise due to the sedentary nature of their employment. Treadmill desks may hold the answer for many of them.

Though not thoroughly understood, it is believed that walking prompts the body's production of a variety of beneficial elements including increased production of blood vessels (angiogenesis) and capillaries that assist in muscle growth and retention, brain function and overall health efficiencies. Further studies have shown that sufficient amounts of daily walking increases brain function such as memory as much as 15% in as little as 6 months. Employees currently using treadmill desks report gains in production and concentration in an addition to the numerous health benefits, including weight loss. A detailed list of these health benefits can be found at the TrekDesk website at http://www.trekdesk.com.

"This is one more study that validates the need for employees to get out of their chairs and start moving," observed Steve Bordley, Owner of TrekDesk, a treadmill desk manufacturer. "The evidence is overwhelming that sitting at a desk all day is damaging employee's health. From a weight stand point alone Americans are burning 700 calories less per day than a generation ago, movement is critical to the obesity problems in our country."

Although weight loss is a crucial benefit gained when using a treadmill desk there are many additional and equally important health benefits that daily walking delivers such as brain enhancement. Studies have shown that an overweight individual who walks consistently may be healthier than a sedentary individual of normal weight. The message is clear, the more an employee can engage in movement during the day the greater their chance to enhance their health and their minds.

Treadmill desks allow continual movement at slow speeds throughout the work day without sweating. "Think about walking down the hall reading and conversing with a co-worker, we do this all the time. Treadmill desks are just as easy as that, with the added benefit of not having to look where you are going," added Bordley.

ABOUT TrekDesk : manufacturer of the first affordable full sized, adjustable treadmill desk designed to fit an existing treadmill, allowing walking while working, burning calories without sweating and health enhancement.

CONTACT:
Steve Bordley
TrekDesk
Ph: 877-449-8588
FAX: 877-449-8588
http://www.trekdesk.com

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/12/prweb1695914.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. BioIQ and Alere to Provide At-Home Biometric Screening Tests to Employees
2. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Christmas Gift to Federal Employees: Surprise, Were Cutting Your Benefits!; Patients, Doctors and Health Care Providers Outraged
3. 43% of Employers Offer Financial Education Programs for Their Employees
4. Companies Pay a High Price for Employees With Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, According to Study From Thomson Reuters
5. Employees Wrongly Think You Get What You Pay For in Health Care
6. Service Employees Outraged Over Rendell Spending
7. Imperial Finance & Trading, LLC Employees Participate in Health Fair
8. Teach For America and Lilly Launch Program to Match Lilly Employees with Teachers in Underserved Public Schools
9. Employees Speak Out on Workplace Wellness Programs
10. Help Employees Boost Memory, Lose Weight, Get Healthier & Increase Productivity
11. US Oncologys Innovent Oncology Division Announces First Agreement Between Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers and Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Employees Have Yet Another Reason To Lose Their Office Chairs In Favor Of A Treadmill Desk: Their Brain 
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... PM360, the premier information ... announced the winners of its 3rd Annual ELITE Awards. The ELITE (Exceptional • ... the healthcare industry today. , Out of more than 500 submissions, 100 winners ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... London, May 23, 2017: Walter Schindler, ... this month as a Guest Speaker and Contributor to a weeklong series of classes, ... Purpose. , Walter Schindler and SAIL Capital have received ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... chat as a standard feature on its secure clinical communication platform. The platform ... to video depending on the type and urgency of a situation. , ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Therachat , a smart guided journaling ... infographic on the current state of anxiety in support of National Mental Health Awareness ... in April 2017 and benchmarked general anxiety levels as well as identified the top ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... Today, Our Urgent Care ... with a public ribbon cutting ceremony. Since opening over a month ago, ... to the emergency room. The new Our Urgent Care walk-in clinic is located ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/10/2017)... May 10, 2017 Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... for the fiscal second quarter ended April 1, 2017 ... $1.84 increased 666.7% compared to the prior year period ... in a significant gain, while non-GAAP diluted EPS of ... or 3.8% in constant currency terms.  Excluding the effects ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... , May 9, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... musculoskeletal healthcare, today announced it has earned a spot ... 2017" list. The Company was ranked among 500 U.S. ... Employers and Healthcare Equipment and Services. The ... on an anonymous, independent survey of over 30,000 employees ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... May 8, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO)., ... ("WRB"), a health care service center company based ... WRB specializes in relationship management programs for leading pharmaceutical ... WRB will join Envoy Health ... services for manufacturers, biotech firms, and other service companies. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: