Fitneff’s WalkTop treadmill desk got plenty of attention when we set the stage May 13-14 in the pristine lobby of one of Calgary’s highest profile buildings – Eighth Avenue Place.
The two day “Give the WalkTop a Try” event engaged hundreds of curious onlookers and busy professionals who tried it for themselves, and attracted the attention of the city’s media including the Calgary Herald and its Financial Post edition, CTV, CBC, GlobalTV, and ShawTV. We were also proud to make Avenue Magazine’s “5 Great Things that Happened in YYC this Week” list.
As a North American hot spot for entrepreneurialism, commerce, and the largest concentration of head offices and small businesses per capita in Canada – we wanted to get straight to the point and ask Calgary: “Can you truly work at a high level – and walk at the same time?”
For health and well being, getting those 10,000 steps a day, improving creative thinking and performance – the resounding answer was YES!
Explore some of the coverage and conversation:
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What began as an attempt to meet the needs of a specific student who requires a lot of movement throughout the school day, ended up benefitting an entire class, and its teachers.
Heather Thompson, a Grade Five Teacher at Calgary Christian School, received a Stand2Learn Standing Desk for use in her classroom in February 2017. And, according to her, it came “at the perfect time.”
“Initially, our class was selected to use the desk for...
This desk is specifically designed for laptop users, as the work surface was designed to support a laptop computer (unlike other sit-stand desk options that support various desktop computer configurations, including a choice of one or two large monitors).