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On The Treadmill In 2020?

19 December 2019

In the battle to overcome the negative effects of sedentary working, AJ Products has launched the desk treadmill.

Long hours spent sitting at work, at home and commuting increase the risk of a multitude of health conditions including cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and musculoskeletal disorders, such as back and neck pain.

Reducing the time you sit by standing up during your workday has been shown to have a positive effect on your overall health.

It stands to reason that moving would be even better.

That’s why AJ Products has launched a walking treadmill that is designed to be simple to use at your desk. With a maximum speed of 3.5 miles per hour, the new desk treadmill from encourages walking rather than running. This allows users of all levels of fitness to keep moving and increase their heart rate without breaking a sweat.


Energy boost

A slow steady pace is sufficient to improve your fitness levels. This type of light exercise increases blood circulation and burns more calories than sitting or standing still, which boosts oxygen and energy levels.

Small changes in your behaviour can make a big difference to your overall wellbeing - doing low-intensity exercise at your desk, walking to work, taking the stairs instead of the lift - the more movement you can fit into your day, the better it is for your health.

AJ Products is a supplier of workplace furniture and interior products. The company has a big focus on ways to solve the problem of a sedentary workday and thus has a range of sit-stand furniture and also works to raise public awareness of the health risks of prolonged sitting.

AJ Products is a member of ukactive, an independent not-for-profit organisation that aims to promote active lifestyles.

Picture: It used to be that being on the treadmill at work was a bad thing - now it could be a life-saving introduction.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 19 December 2019


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