• Exercise and ADD: An Expert Interview With John J. Ratcy, MD

    Posted by: Pippa Wysong    |    Thursday, October 8, 2009

    Attention—deficit disorder (ADD), also called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is often surrounded by controversy over medication use and is perceived by many as a condition that is over treated. John J. Ratey, MD, advocates that exercise should be included in the treatment regimen, and that exercise can even reduce or eliminate the need for...more »

  • Walking while he works at Winstead

    Posted by: Brenda Sapino Jeffreys    |    Wednesday, July 16, 2008

    Winsted lawyer Ross Robinson (left) has used a stand—up desk for years, so he’s accustomed to spending his workdays on his feet. Now he’s taking that many steps further by slowly walking on a treadmill all day long while working at his desk. His goal: to lose 40 to 50 pounds. Robinson says he heard about a study Dr. James Levine conducted at the Mayo Clinic...more »

  • Tread mill-desk is up and walking

    Posted by: Tom Spalding    |    Friday, January 25, 2008

    Corporate wellness is one of today's hottest trends, but Jerry Carr says his invention once would have been too wacky for the workplace. The 47-year-old Fishers entrepreneur has created a fitness machine, aptly named TreadDesk, that allows a person to work at his or her desk while walking on treadmill. "Ten years ago, this was not a viable business option,"...more »

Mission Statement

To Provide Office Workers the Opportunity to Walk While They Work.

"I've been using the TreadDesk for quite some time now and I can't say enough good things about it! The tread itself is quiet, responsive, compact, and sturdy. Working while standing up and walking has been an easy adjustment, and my base speed has increased steadily. I'm a college professor, and have spent the last twenty years sitting at my desk. I set up my computer at my TreadDesk so that when I'm working on it I'm standing or walking. I really wish I had this arrangement from the very beginning. I can't imagine ever going back!"

Alison S. - Bloomington, IL