CHICAGO (PRWEB) June 10, 2013
As you read this, chances are you’re sitting down. Today, most office workers find themselves chained to a desk, with little to no activity throughout the day. It wasn’t always this way, and businesses are increasingly feeling the strain on employee health.
But one company is working to reverse the problem, by reinventing the idea of the traditional office space and putting it on display at Chicago’s NeoCon, from June 10-12.
LifeSpan’s “Workplace Solutions” transforms ordinary offices into activity centers, with banks of treadmill and bike desks for employees to walk or cycle while they work. The equipment was designed so workers never sound out of breath, break a sweat or disturb their neighbors. And they can tally up more than a marathon’s worth of distance in a single workweek, without even thinking about it.
From big steps involving entire floor plans, to little steps with stand-alone treadmill and bike desks, LifeSpan will present new ways to bring activity back into the workday, fitting every employee, office configuration and budget.
Visitors to LifeSpan’s NeoCon booth, #8-4042, can test-drive active workplace gear and see employees in motion, using:
Communal Active Work Station
Crafted specially for NeoCon, this active workplace configuration is meant for an open office or conference room layout, and is outfitted with height-adjustable standing, walking and cycling desks. They’re linked together, with side-tables between them. Multiple employees can move and work together at the same time. (patent pending)
- Cubical Active Work Station
For offices with a standard cubicle layout, this configuration allows employees to share a treadmill or bike desk, and a height-adjustable standing desk. Workers can alternate between standing, sitting or moving. (patent pending)
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