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What It's Like to Work at a Stationary Bike Desk

What We Learned in 2015: The latest thing in office fitness, or just another workplace workout fad? One journalist pedals her way to an answer

Written by Carol Toller

You know you shouldn’t be sitting down right now. People who spend most of their time in chairs face alarmingly higher health risks than those who don’t—a 112% greater chance of developing diabetes, a 147% increased risk of suffering “cardiovascular events” such as strokes, and a 49% higher chance of death from any cause.

Luckily for us, 2015 offered a host of new ways to combat “sitting disease,” from treadmill and bike desks to a human-sized hamster wheel contraption developed by a San Francisco design lab. If you’re still sitting down now, you’re missing the point.

To encourage you to get out of your conventional desk chair, here’s a look at what it’s like to work at a Lifespan stationary bike desk.

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Originally appeared on PROFITguide.com