Frequently asked questions
Do treadmill desks really work?
Treadmill desks allow you to get exercise by walking while you work at your desk. Research shows that walking improves circulation, posture, and your overall health. And if you’ve discovered that you think better when walking, you’re absolutely right; walking boosts creativity and can help you think more clearly.
Can you lose weight with a treadmill desk?
Walking at an average speed of 2.0 miles per hour will allow you to burn 100 to 148 calories while you continue to focus on your work. Walking is a great form of exercise, and adding a walking treadmill desk to your work day will help you feel your best while energizing your work day. The Unsit under desk treadmill, that is paired with our Jarvis Standing Desk comes with a fitness app you can use to track your steps, miles, and calories burned to help you reach your fitness goals.
What is an under desk treadmill?
An under desk treadmill is designed to be placed under a standing desk so you can walk while you work. We chose the Unsit under desk treadmill to pair with our stand up desks because of its unique dimensions. At just 56” long and 39” wide, its low-profile design lets you walk while you work without taking up a large area of your workspace. It’s also designed to be very quiet, so it doesn’t distract you or anyone who may also be working near you.
Is a treadmill desk worth it?
A treadmill desk is an investment in your health, productivity, and well-being. Working from a treadmill standing desk is an easy way to bring more movement into your work day, and it can also help you reach your daily fitness goals while you continue to get work done. Many of our customers have paired a standing desk treadmill with their sit-to-stand desk and say they feel more productive and energized, and they like the flexibility of being able to get exercise while they continue to work.
Can you run on a desk treadmill?
A treadmill desk is designed to let you walk while you work. The Unsit under desk treadmill we pair with our Jarvis desks has a speed range of 0.3 to 2.0 MPH. This range is great for focused work like writing or typing, but also allows you to pick up the pace during conference calls or intermittent breaks when you want to work towards your daily exercise goals.
Are treadmill desks dangerous?
With a walking speed of 0.3 to 2.0 MPH, walking treadmill desks are very safe. The Unsit under desk treadmill that we pair with our stand up desks was designed to have 55% more usable walking area to support each individual’s walking stride, while increasing safety. It also has a unique auto shut off feature that safely stops the treadmill and allows you to step off easily.