What is a Treadmill Desk?A treadmill desk which also called walking desk or treadmill workstation is a desk which is used to retain a computer and some office stuff to let you work during walking or light jogging, so a treadmill workstation can replace your usual workplace. Sometimes you can see standing desk which is equivalently treadmill desk.Below, you can find the table with the result of my researches by using forums, online stores and blog reviews about desk treadmills. After there are reviews about effectiveness and usefulness it in real conditions.
As you can see there is only one big company who produces treadmill desk and this company is LifeSpan. Also, there are a few models made by Exerpeutic which has pros in price, but cons in quality and Exerpeutic 2000 WorkFit High Capacity Desk Station Treadmill is quite widespread and popular. Anyway, I suggest you buy LifeSpan which is specialized in it. The famous treadmill company NordicTrack have a unit with desk named NordicTrack Desk Treadmill, but strangely have a few reviews on the internet and these are not so nice even though the company is a leader in, at least, quality of treadmill, and no reviews in Amazon, which is strange as well. Also, I didn’t mention some rare and expensive, which is usually without any comments or reviews, like Steelcase Walkstation: Height Adjustable – Treadmill Desk, which costs $4,499 and I have no idea whether good it or not.If you already have a treadmill, you can have a look at treadmill desks and holders which you can just attach to any treadmill:
All of them is appropriate for any treadmill, because most of the models of treadmill have a certain size, so you do not need care about treadmill for a desk at work. For real work, not just for reading books or watching a video, from the table above, the most suitable desktop desk is WalkTop Treadmill Desk, despite quite a high price. In my opinion, it is the best treadmill desk which you can find, even if you use it with walking treadmill about which you will see below.
Standing Desk Treadmill as an Alternative of Treadmill DeskIf you do not have Treadmill Desk yet or want to have a portable system to move it to work and home, you can consider the option to buy a desk and a standing treadmill desk separately. But it has one advantage with larger choice than with a conventional treadmill because you can use any desk which fit your Treadmill by size. It is usually the same as Desk Treadmill except you need to use a computer to see the screen which usually shows treadmill screen. Here are some popular models of walking (standing) desk treadmill:
Notice that the treadmills above are just standing treadmills and you have to buy desk yourself, so this model is absolutely suitable for an office since you have appropriate desk there. There are quite a few standing treadmills and I’ve included the best ones according to the reviews of the customers.
Height-Adjustable Standing DesksTogether with a Standing Desk Treadmill, you can use an adjustable standing desk which is located on any office desk. This kind of portable standing desks have changeable height, so it suits for people looking for standing sitting desk which means what, during a whole working day, you can sit and stand with this desk. It is sometimes called as adjustable ergonomic sit to stand Office Desk because not everyone is able to stand all the time. So, let me introduce some height adjustable standing desks for you:
Treadmill Desk DIYDIY Treadmill Desk is a desk, which you do by yourself (do it yourself = DIY). I am not good at it, but I have found two quite useful YouTube video with detailed guides about treadmill desk attachment. So if you prefer to make treadmill desk DIY, go ahead!In conclusion, choose treadmill desk, desk treadmill or standing desk by your preferences. There are not the best standing work desk and the worst one, all depends on only you. I hope this article help you to decide what you want. Now, you have a range of variants to suggest your boss to buy office treadmill desk or even treadmill with included desk if there is not it yet.
Best Treadmill Desks of 2017 ReviewedLifeSpan TR1200-DT5 Treadmill Desk is one of the cheap models of LifeSpan series of desk treadmills and the most popular by a number of the reviews. Not only the price is the reason to buy this model: also, it has a spacious desktop area of 47″ x 32″ and a great range of speed (from 0.4 to 4.0 MPH, it is quite big range comparing with other desk treadmills ranges of speed). The Console readouts include distance traveled, calories burned, time, step count and belt speed which are quite useful for people who usually work on the desk and do not look at the console for a long time. The nice addition is Lifetime frame warranty, 3-year motor warranty, 2-year parts warranty, and 1-year labor warranty. As overall, According to the numerous number of positive reviews, I can tell that the desk treadmill has good value for the money.
There is only one desk treadmill under $1000 and it is Exerpeutic 2000 WorkFit High Capacity Desk Station Treadmill. It has 48″ x 24″ Desk Top size (a little bit short width as for me) and Manual Incline adjustment range from 0 Percent to 15 Percent (some customers didn’t see it before they buy). In addition, there are 18-Inch long safety handles which are 2 X the length of other typical treadmill handles. If you are gonna buy this model, to be aware of the weight (167 pounds) and sizes (70 x 36 x 60 inches) of the desk treadmill, because some customers complain about it. Also, Exerpeutic 2000 WorkFit High Capacity Desk Station Treadmill is suitable for people with approximately 6′ height, for people who are shorter it can be slightly too tall. The warranty is for 5 years and its company has Good Customer Service. So, it’s a really good economical option under $1000 for desk treadmills.