Updated: Oct 29, 2018
Last week we talked about the benefits of standing vs. sitting at a desk all day including improved cognitive function, energy, focus, as well as a decrease in cardiovascular disease, obesity and even certain cancers.
Being more active during your week is hard, and despite the tips about walking from an extra bus-stop, chatting to your colleagues in person vs. sending an email, walking meetings, and taking regular breaks from your desk; we are a country that is just passionate about hard work!
That said, what if I told you, there was a product that balanced out all those hours sitting at the office, kept the blood flowing to increase your productivity, clarity, and energy, and meant you didn’t need to set the alarm early to head to the gym?
Solution: the Spin desk.
Before you write the idea off with a chuckle, while imagining yourself in Fluro spandex sitting at a desk rolling out the 80’s tunes, lets have a look at the advantages of investing in the Spin Desk for your workplace:
It will help you maintain healthy blood and air flow to your brain, which means greater mental function, faster metabolism, energy, and productivity.
There are 8 different levels of magnetic tension resistance, meaning it caters to a variety of fitness levels.
When you’ve had enough of pushing your peddles, it can be used as a standing desk in its place.
It’s a talking piece. Trust us.
You get to be active, without scheduling in a workout, getting caught in the rain, or even having to leave your desk! Win for you, and your boss.
It’s easy to move due to its auto locking castors, so you can hide it in another room if you may need to. It also has foldable footing and pedals, so you can pack it into a tidy space.
You can share it with co-workers. One-touch gas-sprung seat adjustments make it easy for you to change heights for anyone else who may want to let off some steam, or fire up their cylinders.
The benefits of spinning at your desk, means that your temper can stay levelled and you can vent your frustrations in a healthy way. In short? Exercise helps you let off steam.
Exercise also increases endorphins, making you a happier person, which is also proven to make you more productive. Everyone in the workplace will want to be your friend, and be envious of the gains your making in your job - and your glutes.
Quiet operation means that it won’t distract other colleagues in your work space. Aside from the looks of envy they give you from their standard seats and desks of course.
The laptop tray is height adjustable, giving you the ability to cater it to your level.
It’s PU seat cushion is designed for extra comfort, and all day training. Yes, ALL day.
For those of you who like numbers (hands up, I know you’re out there), it’s LCD display tracks time, speed, distance and calories. If this isn’t enough to provide some healthy office competition, I don’t know what is. Did someone say challenge?
If it’s not perfect for your conservative, library style office; contemplate it for your active work space, showroom, break-out room… you get it? It’s easy to move anywhere.
Lastly, it comes with a 3 year warranty. So if anything fails, you’ve got insurance.
There you have it. You’ve been educated with the latest in technology triumphs, and we are more than happy to talk you through all the technical points when you give us a call on (03) 9761 4555 or shoot an email through to our friendly reception team at email@example.com
Wishes in wellness,
The Balance Team