Desk Pedals: Exercise at Your Desk!

Jul 13th

Desk pedals – Why not goes one step further and connect exercise cycles to dynamos so that exercise machines can generate energy? Workers could receive payment for the energy they generate and get fit at work! This particular desktop allows users to combine two functions to encourage movement at work. Obesity, bone weakening, back pain, or cardiovascular diseases may be some of the consequences that result from sedentary lifestyle. A problem that greatly affects those who perform office work, and remain seated for long hours.  For them, this gadget can become a great alternative. This is “Desk”, a desk that contains pedals, similar to those of an exercise bike.

Work Desk Pedals
Work Desk Pedals

Some scientists have carried out a feasibility study that suggests that portable pedal machines could be installed in all offices. They would serve to improve the health and well-being of workers.To this, a second position is added, which allows you to work standing up. Although it is not the only device that allows desk pedals while working, the “Desk” has attracted the attention of the Association of Consumers of Technology, which awarded it during an annual innovation competition. That’s what it looks like. The pedal machine was designed so that they could use it while sitting at their desk in the workplace.

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The dynamics are simple, the teachers take their students to the room where these types of desk pedals are and invite them to read while pedaling in sessions that are designed to last about 15 minutes. In addition, some classes in the center also have an extra bicycle in the corner, for those more active children who need to use it. As indicated from the center to the media, when they enrolled in the program, the original goal was to get students to burn calories; however the surprise came when it was also found that the children learned faster.