The importance of moving your legs and not sitting too much is well documented. In fact, sitting too much has been branded the "new smoking" Over the past 15 years or so sitting too much has been linked with cancer, heart disease and diabetes and even depression. Here's a recent article from the Huffington Post (there are tons more on the internet)
Developed in conjunction with physiotherapists and occupational therapists it uses the same principles as walking, helping you get a gentle, lower body workout while watching your favorite TV show from the comfort of your chair... or office chair.
Plus using a device like this gives your legs and core the same benefits as using a Stabilty Ball as an office chair.
Got terrible leg cramps? Using this can help! It also can help decrease vascular problems and leg inflammation while helping fight cellulitis and varicose veins.
The compact and convenient size allows you to use it almost anywhere.... use it while sitting at home watching TV or at your office desk.
It comes assembled all you have to do is plug it in, turn it on and you can start by using it RIGHT AWAY!
The electric foot plates glide back and forth so you can keep your feet moving. It is very soothing.
FEATURES and BENEFITS:
- Electronic foot plates glide back and forth from a seated position
- Helpsstrengthen and tone with little to no impact
- Developed in conjunction with physiotherapists and occupational therapists
- Great for people who sit at desks
- Ideal for rehabilitation- limited mobility or circulation problems
- Quiet motor with 2-speed selection makes exercise effortless
- Use in Raised or Flat Position
- Measures 14 1/2"L x 12"W x 5 1/2"H overall
- Fully assembled
Caution: Do not stand or sit on machine. Read all included instructions.