Our shift from rural life to an information age, in which work is often desk- or computer-bound and social media, mobile devices and TV dominate our free time, has led to us sitting more and moving less. 
Recently we have begun to see the detrimental health effects of a sedentary lifestyle and its economic implications. Walk & Work provides treadmill desks that will improve employee health, productivity and happiness.

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What is it like to start working on a treadmill desk?

May 10, 2016

Samantha-Leigh Harper of NuBeginnings was the lucky winner of a month free treadmill desk trial at the StartupGrind CPT in April. At the event Bob Skinstad was the first in South Africa to be interviewed on one of Walk & Work’s bike desks. Yes, a bike desk, or just the stationary bike, as essentially Bob was peddling on his bike, with StartupGrind’s host Guillaume De Smedt peddling on his bike on the other side of the standing table. A peak into what future meeting rooms will look like? Samantha was over the moon being the winner, and had her treadmill desk installed a few days after. We asked her a few questions to find out what the experience was like. Before having a treadmill...

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Expresso Morning Show on the dangers of sitting

May 04, 2016

With all that is being written about the dangers of sitting, as well as the benefits of moving more throughout the day, the Expresso Morning Show delved into how we've evolved towards spending most of our time sitting. Jan Folmer, Managing Director of Walk & Work, explains the benefits of walking while continuing your normal computer activities. Treadmill desks are available from R6 per person per day, and therefore make a cost effective solution to invest in employee wellness. Contact us to find out how active workstations could be integrated in your office environment.

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