Stretching properly will have a big impact on your endurance on a treadmill desk, and your muscle recovery time.
It is easy to lose track of time while walking and working. This is natural, and is similar to the effect of walking in the woods while talking to a friend, and completely losing track of how much time has gone by. This is why more advanced office treadmill can remind yourself to take breaks to stretch and rehydrate. Working on a treadmill won’t make you sweat like a gym workout, but you’ll still perspire lightly in order to stay cool as your body expends more calories strolling along on the treadmill. Staying properly hydrated is very important. Definitely check out our Stretching Guide for Standing Desk and Treadmill Desk Users.With anything less than the most ergonomically-tuned setup, walking while typing imposes some extra stress on the hands, arms, shoulders, neck and other muscles and joints. Anything that can be done without touching the keyboard or mouse should be saved for your walking time, such as finally watching that webinar you’ve been wanting to consume but haven’t yet because you couldn’t bear the thought of sitting still so long.