"Walk and Work" Trend Takes the Next Step

LifeSpan’s new Bluetooth controller makes standing desks interactive.

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User walking and working with the LifeSpan DT-3

User walking and working with the LifeSpan DT-3

“If you wanted to walk 10,000 steps a day while you’re at the office, or lose weight without making any other changes to your lifestyle, this is the way to do it." -LifeSpan President Peter Schenk

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 16, 2012

The office desk has never had a good reputation – especially with studies confirming that sitting all day is bad for our health. The standing desk was a healthy step forward. Now LifeSpan is bringing those standing desks up to speed with a treadmill base and Bluetooth controller that turns any standing desk into a treadmill desk, putting control of your wellness at your fingertips.

The new LifeSpan DT-3 display sits conveniently on a standing desk and plugs into a LifeSpan treadmill base. Its familiar treadmill controls show speed, distance, steps taken, time spent and calories burned. It also allows you to synchronize this data over Bluetooth with your Mac or PC – which in turn synchronizes the information with an online account where you can set goals and track progress.

“If you wanted to walk 10,000 steps a day while you’re at the office, or lose weight without making any other changes to your lifestyle, this is the way to do it,” said LifeSpan President Peter Schenk. “The idea is to take all of your results, automatically track them for you and make it real by presenting it visually over time, against your goals. We have computers sitting in front of us all day, while we’re trying to stay active at work. Now LifeSpan is the bridge between your treadmill and computer.”

The online account that holds the synchronized data is the LifeSpan Fitness Club. Data from treadmills and a range of other LifeSpan products is transmitted here and shows a complete picture of your physical activity. It also allows users to speak with certified trainers and offers videos of suggested exercises. A trial membership to the club is free with the purchase of any compatible LifeSpan product.

The LifeSpan DT-3 comes with one of three LifeSpan treadmill bases, is compatible with any standing desk and costs between $799.99 and $1,899.99 at lifespanfitness.com.

For more information, visit lifespanfitness.com, or contact Adam Ritchie at (617) 819-4237 / lifespan(at)aritchbrand(dot)com.

LifeSpan makes fitness gear that keeps you physically active, at home and at work. Combining comfort, quality, design and affordability, LifeSpan uses technology to track your real-world progress against your virtual goals. Consistently winning awards from trusted sources, including Health magazine’s “America’s Healthiest Company,” LifeSpan’s commitment to health goes beyond business, to its work with medical nonprofits and community fitness events. LifeSpan was founded in 2002, and is based in Salt Lake City. For more information, visit lifespanfitness.com.

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User walking and working with the DT-3

Close-up of DT-3 console

Treadmill base

Screenshot of treadmill computer widget


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