By causing us to move some of the largest muscles in our bodies while sedentary, the DeskCycle ostensibly negates some of the harmful effects of sitting all day. Just don't expect it to replace your trip to the gym.
We should stop denying that for many, the workplace culture is an obstacle to a healthy lifestyle and may even exacerbate weight gain and unfitness. If we don't, we should not be surprised at the continual rise in health care costs and the simultaneous decline of our health.
Fitness is in vogue and it's becoming a multi-dimensional facet of life that goes way beyond burning calories and staying fit. Group fitness classes, boutique studios as well as road races and triathlons, have become cultural norms and social and professional tools.
For many of us, finding the time to get in the recommended 30 minutes a day of exercise can seem daunting, but the Loyola Center for Fitness says that even when we are glued to our desk, we can still exercise.