Product Detailed DescriptionLifeSpan TR1200-DT7 combines a standing desk with a treadmill, and it becomes a great solution for those who have to work long hours, can’t go to the gym, but want to keep themselves fit. The standing desk’ height can be adjusted, and the range of the height is 27.5 inches to 50.5 inches. The low height range makes it possible for a customer to place a ball, or stool on the treadmill, if they want to just sit and not jog on the treadmill. This means that the LifeSpan TR1200 is multipurpose.
Multiple FeaturesLifeSpan TR1200-DT7 has different features, like the desktop width available to the customer, custom frame and color options for the desktop.
Desktop OptionThe desktop options that the customer can choose from, are 38 inches and 72 inches. The desktop size is such that it allows the customer to easily organize their things, and such standing desk can be shared with other people as well.
The frame of the standing desk can be customized, and the color options available in the desktop are cool gray, absolute acajou, Jamison white and wild cherry. The dimension of sitting and then standing, and the possibility of adding a bosu ball on the treadmill, or a stool, makes the workstation, complete. If a customer purchases a six foot desk, then he can place a chair on any side of the treadmill.
Compact DesignMost customers would think that if a standing desk has a treadmill attached to it, then that would be very huge and won’t be appropriate for office space. However, the standing is compact and saves space, due to the treadmill dimensions. Moreover, if customers are worried about the treadmill making noises and interfering with everyday work, then they don’t have to worry. Even when someone is working out on a treadmill and working on their laptop, they won’t be interrupting someone’s meeting or phone conversation.
The mechanical system of the standing desk is of high quality, and is such that it makes it vibrate, but it is not noisy. The person working out on the treadmill would be fully able to focus on his task at hand. He would be able to feel comfortable, and keep his balance as well. There is a padded armrest attached to the treadmill, which keeps a person physically and mentally comfortable. In order to give the customer full control of an activity, without taking up any desk space, there is a five-digit console that is attached to the armrest.
Cable ManagementWhether it is a standing desk at home or in the office, nobody likes a desk littered with power cords. The cable managemet system of LifeSpan TR1200 is not the same as others. There is an internal cable management system in this model; it takes the power cord from the desk, to the floor and then through the frame. The best part is that this cable management system is tested, and it is safe. Another best thing about this feature is that it gives the treadmill and the standing desk, a really good appearance. When an outsider comes to an office and sees that there are no power cables lying around, he would be surprised and the cable management system would appeal to him.
Counting The StepsIf no one is counting the steps that a person has taken, then that could be a disappointing factor for people. When people see the duration of their workout, the steps they have taken on a treadmill, and the calories they have lost, they feel very motivated. The treadmill, attached to the standing desk, tells the customer accurate statistics. There is an app that synchronizes with the treadmill desk that the customer is using, through the desk’ console. The app would upload the data and the person would be able to see things like the distance they have travelled and the intensity of their workout.
Customers can easily download the LifeSpan app on their smart phone, track their progress, and share it with others, to motivate them to work out as well. The data syncs without any effort, and the customer doesn’t have to worry about not knowing how hard he has worked out. Only when a customer is walking, would the treadmill operate; this saves the user from getting into any unfortunate incidents.
ConsoleThe console that comes with the standing desk and the treadmill, can be set according to the requirements of the user. The speed of the treadmill can be easily set by the customer. It can be 2 or 4 MPH, silence beeps, choosing the previous speed, switching the units of measurement and alerts, can all be set by the user. When a person walks, pedometer on the console counts the steps of the user, the time they have been using the treadmill, calories, distance and speed; the console shows all. When a user steps off the treadmill belt, it automatically shuts down, in order to protect the user.
Pros Of Using A Treadmill DeskThere are many advantages of using a treadmill desk, particularly LifeSpan TR1200. It is important that customers research about other brands as well, so that they know the unique features that this model offers and how they can benefit from it.
Healthier DayA standing desk with a treadmill makes for a healthier day for the user. All they have to do, is stand, or walk on the treadmill, or sit on a ball and move. They would be constantly moving, and not just standing; this can be refreshing for many employees.
Sturdy DeskThe desk is solid and it is easily adjustable. No one wants to spend most of their working time adjusting a desk, which is why the adjustment method is made easier. Moreover, if a desk is attached to a treadmill, then it has to be sturdy, or it will lose its value.
Prolonged UseThe treadmill doesn’t make noises, which could irritate a user and the people working around the user. When people visit the gym, if they are not wearing their headphones and blasting music, then they can hear the noise that comes from different machines. The treadmill does make noise, but the way TR1200-DT7 is designed, it doesn’t make noises that would discourage a user from exercising on the treadmill.
App SupportNot every manufacturer of a desk with a treadmill puts too much thought in how a user can be motivated. An app that records the duration of a workout, the distance travelled, the steps taken and the calories burned, would surely motivate people. When they see that the workout they are doing, while they are working is giving them some sort of outcome, then they will be motivated to use the standing desk and treadmill, every day.
Cons Of Using TR1200-DT7Even though the standing desk along with the treadmill are a dream come true for those, who are into fitness, this model still has its drawbacks, which customers should know about. Customers should do proper research about the cons, and they can read customer reviews to know more about the things that they might find irritating.
People, who have large footprints or large feet, might feel uncomfortable on the treadmill, because they required sufficient space. Space is an issue on the treadmill, and it is something that the manufacturers of this model should address.
The second drawback of this model is its price. It is a costly model, if it is being purchased for casual use. 48 inches desktop width costs $1,799, and sixty inches cost $1,899. This can be costly for some people, and they would rather choose a desk converter and forego the treadmill option.
WarrantyThe warranty of this product covers different parts. The frame of the desk has a lifetime warranty, the motor has a warranty of three years, the parts have a warranty of two years and the labor has a warranty of one year.
The treadmill has two front-mounted wheels, and can be easily moved. This means that two people, who have a standing desk, can share a treadmill. One important thing to note here is the fact that, incline is not offered in the treadmill, because ergonomists state that incline takes a body out of a neutral position, and then the user has to suffer from back pain. Incline also puts strain on joints.
LifeSpan TR1200-DT7 is a model that people should buy and try, to know that the benefits of having a standing desk, and a treadmill. It can do wonders for their health and fitness.