November 4, 2016
By: Heather Lielmanis
At Fitneff, our purpose is to enable people to stay active while doing things that might otherwise require them to be sedentary. The work day is a time when many people are required to be seated at their desks for long periods of time. Imagine, after a long day of sitting at the office, you had to go home each evening and sit down again to study for hours.
This was the case for Mike Byrom of Calgary, AB. Happily, Mike found a solution for this conundrum. He heard about the WalkTopTM Treadmill Desk, which is designed to fit onto any treadmill. He is now able to walk while he works at home in the evenings. Here is his story!
Why did you purchase a WalkTopTM Treadmill Desk?
I'm doing my MBA. I didn't want to to sit at a desk for an additional three hours in the evening after a full day at work. Instead, I do most of my studies on my WalkTop. I was worried I would gain weight while doing my studies. Fortunately I haven't.
Have you realized any benefits since you started using the WalkTop?
I love the product. I use it an average of 4 days per week during semesters. I spend an average of 2 hours per day walking while working during the week, and up to 5 hours per day on the weekend.
What specific feature do you like the most about the WalkTop?
It is so easy to put on, and to take off of the treadmill. I have it on so that I can walk while I'm studying, and my wife finds it easy to remove when she uses the treadmill for a run.
Would you recommend this product to others? Why?
Yes! It has allowed me to stay active during a busy time in my life.
Thank you Mike for sharing your story!
Do you have a story you'd like to share about your experience with a Fitneff product? Please contact us at email@example.com to let us know! We'd love to hear from you.
About Heather Lielmanis
Heather Lielmanis is the VP of Business Development at Fitneff Inc. Fitneff is dedicated to providing innovative products and solutions that help busy people make their productive time more active. The WalkTop by Fitneff allows you to incorporate movement into your day at work or at home.
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