• Off Beat: Brown & Brown workers hit their stride with TreadDesks

    Posted by:    |    Monday, April 15, 2013

    Insurance broker Brown & Brown Inc. hopes to make great strides toward improving employee wellness via the introduction of TreadDesks in its Indianapolis office.

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  • Local company installs TreadDesk to keep employees active at work

    Posted by: Walter Maciborski    |    Thursday, April 11, 2013

    Employees at an Indianapolis insurance company are on the move.

    The wellness committee at Brown and Brown Insurance brainstormed ideas about ways to break up the long days employees spend stuck in a cubicle staring at their computer screen.

    “We thought about doing standing desks and that’s not something we’ve entirely ruled out,” said employee Meredith Sharp. “But we thought the more we could get people to move, the better they would feel.”

    So the answer was the TreadDesk.

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  • Grand Opening: My New Treadmill Desk!

    Posted by: Jeffe Kennedy    |    Monday, February 11, 2013

    As promised, the definitive post about my new treadmill desk! I finally got the desk pieces delivered Tuesday, though I got the treadmill piece quite a while ago. So now I’m all assembled and rocking along. In fact, I’m walking on the treadmill as I write this! So, I did not go with the cheapie option. Fair warning. There are some great blog...more »

  • NPR on Treadmill Desks

    Posted by: PATTI NEIGHMOND    |    Monday, November 19, 2012

    As we've reported, there's a backlash brewing to sedentary office life as more people realize how sitting all day can do a body wrong. I work at home and often sit in front of my computer doing research and writing. So I thought I'd give a treadmill desk a try... This NPR story on workplace productivity features Salo, a financial consulting firm that...more »

  • Workout at Work

    Posted by: Canton Becker    |    Sunday, November 18, 2012

    I didn’t seem to have the time or motivation to add an exercise routine into my fairly crazed schedule… but what if I could walk five miles a day without leaving my desk? This is exactly what I started doing last year when I installed a TreadDesk under my desk and started “walking to work” every day.

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  • Treadmill Desk Makes Sense - Article

    Posted by: Anne Kadet    |    Friday, June 1, 2012

    Last year, Bruce Peterson was in a bind. His mom had died, forcing him to confront his own mortality. His Paterson, N.J., paper-cutting-machine business was still recovering from a printing industry meltdown that forced him to lay off a third of his 76-person workforce and fill in as sales manager, 401(k) administrator and customer service rep. And then his doctor broke the news: He was prediabetic and needed to make time for exercise.......more »

  • Walk your way to Success

    Posted by: Julie    |    Friday, June 1, 2012

    There is no doubt that I spend way too much time in front of my computer screen and not enough time exercising. Truth be told, if its not the computer its the TV. Couple that with paying bills and taking a few calls and its no wonder I almost always have to skip dessert. Well I for one, am sick of it. I like cake, darn it....more »

  • 5 ways to get fit at work

    Posted by: Debbie J. Hauser    |    Tuesday, February 7, 2012

    Are you living the modern American Dream? Then you're familiar with working longer hours — in fact, your couch is probably jealous of the time you spend with your office chair. Yes, we've become a nation of desk potatoes. We're committed more to getting ahead professionally and financially than we are to our personal wellness. Our bodies are designed to...more »

  • Thinking on Their Feet - Literally

    Posted by: Drexel University    |    Thursday, January 5, 2012

    Walk into Dr. James Herbert’s office and you’ll likely see him walking too; amidst the books, papers and occasional coffee cup, he is hard at work—on his treadmill. Taking the phrase “thinking on your feet” to a whole new level, Herbert, professor of psychology and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of a growing number of...more »

  • Rolls-Royce embraces new workspace concept with move

    Posted by: Jeff Swiatek    |    Saturday, December 17, 2011

    At Rolls-Royce, the future starts this week at its new office complex in Downtown Indianapolis. As the first relocated employees walk through badge-activated revolving doors into the two-building Rolls-Royce Meridian Center at South and Meridian streets, they'll find a radically altered work landscape. Two-thirds of them won't have an assigned desk. Most...more »

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