Gym features overpower the office-working purpose of this treadmill desk. It runs quietly and offers a wide range of speeds, but lacks an ergonomic design to make working behind it truly healthy and comfortable.
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Pro Wide speed range
The speed range is wide for an office treadmill, it goes as high as 4 mph. This makes it well-suited for athletic people who are looking for a challenge.
Pro Variety of safety features
Your safety during the use of this desk is ensured in several ways. First of all, there are wide rails on the sides of the treadmill that you can step on to rest. Secondly, the treadmill stops automatically if you don't step on it for 20 seconds . It also has "Pause" and "Stop" buttons if you decide to take a break.
Pro Supports sizeable weight
The maximum weight capacity of the treadmill is 400 lbs.
Pro Large walking belt
It has one of the biggest walking belts among treadmill desks. At 56 x 20 inches it offers plenty of room for your workout.
Pro Runs silently
Noise is an important consideration in an office setting, so a motor that runs quietly (42.7 dB - comparable to library ambiance) is a great advantage.
Pro Superior shock absorption
Along the track of the treadmill are six points equipped with impact-absorbing gear. They take strain off your joints and make walking on the treadmill for less tiresome.
Pro Fast and convenient height configuration
The height of the desk is configured with the help of an electric lift. It's easy to operate with keypad buttons. Transit speed of 1.5 inches per second makes it faster and more convenient than regular adjustment by hand.
Pro Convenient keypad controls
Control of the desk and the treadmill is realized by several big, distinct buttons. They are located on the panel embedded right under the front edge of the desk.
Pro Displays your fitness parameters
You can monitor time elapsed, miles walked, number of steps taken, and estimated number of calories burned.
Con Non-ergonomic design
The desk has a completely flat surface without an adjustable keyboard tray. Working on a computer in such conditions puts strain on the muscles in the wrists, arms, and shoulders.
Con Can't be repurposed or resold
LifeSpan desks are known for their diminishing value on the secondary market. The main reason is the lack an ergonomic design and customizable features. Because of its dimensions, it wouldn't work with any treadmill except the proprietary LifeSpan gear. It also can't serve as a regular sitting desk. There just isn't much you can do with your desk if you decide you don't like it.
Con Slow height adjustment
The electric lift that adjusts the height of the desk is very slow. It moves with the speed of .9 inches per second.