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Work from Home Deskercise Gadgets to Improve Fitness

Work from Home Deskercise Gadgets to Improve Fitness
Written by Louise Vee

Many individuals are working from home right now due to the virus that shall not be named. Working from home has equated to longer hours, harder work and more meetings than ever before. This leads to more time sitting at your desk, or wherever you are most comfortable working, without any exercise or movement.

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There are many ways to implement fitness into your desk time and work time, however. Your boss only sees you over video conference calls through Zoom now, so there is no reason you can’t incorporate one of these options. We look at five of the best work from home deskercise gadgets to help you stay active.

1. Peddler Portable Therapy Bicycle Leg Peddler Portable Mini Cycle Bike

This gadget fits perfectly under your desk. It has a compact design that allows it to be easily placed underneath. While working from home, you can simply use your feet to peddle the peddles. You can make it as difficult as you want it to be as well as there is an adjustable resistance setting on this gadget.

There are also LCD monitors on the gadget. These monitors display how long you were exercising for and how many revolutions you made. There are also displays about how many calories you burned while sitting at your desk and how fast you peddled. If you get bored of peddling with your feet on this gadget, you can also use it with your hands to exercise your arms. This may be best when you are sitting in a long meeting.

2. Sole Fitness TD80 Treadmill Desk

This desk treadmill works great with its built in standing desk. When you are ready to sit down again to work, you can simply fold the treadmill away and place it in storage. You can attend meetings or work on your computer while walking on this treadmill.


The gadget is great for individuals of all sizes. It can accommodate up to 325 pounds with its steel frame. You can walk as fast as 4 mph on this gadget, or as slow as 0.5 mph. There is no excessive noise that comes from the treadmill either, so you are sure to be able to focus on your work while walking. Finally, there is an LED display that comes out through the desk to allow you to constantly monitor your progress while working as well.

3. FitDesk Folding Stationary Exercise Bike Desk with Massage Bar and Bands, Upright Semi Recumbent Magnetic Cycle for Indoor Cycling

This gadget is another type of desk, similar to the treadmill mentioned previously. The difference is that this desk is in the shape of a bicycle. The desk is fully adjustable to give you comfort while you are working and biking at the same time.

The surface of the desk area is also made of no-slip, rubber material. This will allow you to not have to worry about your computer or supplies falling while you are biking. There is even a tablet holder and storage area to keep your items fully secure. When you are wanting to work from a basic desk, this gadget can be easily stored away by folding away.

4. Seated Under the Desk Elliptical

This device is a more simple fitness gadget to utilize when working from home. It fits comfortably underneath your desk to give you the workout you need. It also syncs all of your workout data to your smart device to allow you to see how many calories you burned and how many steps you took.

This gadget is very compact in size to allow it to fit underneath even the smallest of desks easily. It is also extremely quiet to allow you to focus on your work and not become distracted by the noise. It also will not overly work your muscles so as to keep you comfortable while engaging in fitness when working.

5. RIF6 Adjustable Height Standing Desk Converter – 37.4 Inch Wide Laptop Riser or Dual Monitor Workstation with Handles – Easily Sit or Stand with Gas Spring Lift – Black

This desk is a great option to switch between standing and sitting while working. You can easily walk in place when standing or just stand in place. Doing so will stretch your muscles so they do not become too sore while sitting all day listening to conference calls and video calls.

Just because the desk moves does not mean that there is not space for you to work. There are two trays for work surfaces, one of which can hold your keyboard and mouse. The other is the desk space which can accommodate up to two monitors with still ample room for your other supplies.

Final Thoughts

Working from home can feel mundane at times, as you are working longer hours without a break to stand up and move around. It can leave your muscles sore and in pain due to sitting in one place for too long. Thankfully, there are ways to keep yourself moving and fit even when working from home. Use one of the devices above to get a minimal or a full workout when working from home. Simply pedal or take some elliptical steps, or walk on a treadmill or ride a bike. Do these all while working as well. There are many possibilities to keep you moving when working from home.

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Louise Vee
Tech Geek and Traveler by heart. Loves Wildlife, Nature and Street photography. Cancer survivor.

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Louise Vee

Tech Geek and Traveler by heart. Loves Wildlife, Nature and Street photography. Cancer survivor.

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