The FitDesk Lets You Race the Tour de Smaller Pants

The FitDesk Lets You Race the Tour de Smaller Pants

Gregory Han
Nov 7, 2011

We've long considered adding one of those under the desk pedaling units under our desk for a little extra exercise while stuck behind the keyboard in the hopes of battling back the blogger butt, but unfortunately our desk is to low to permit leg movement. Maybe we need to look into something like The FitDesk, a compact fold-up stationary bike with a laptop desk...

The FitDesk is pretty much what you see, a stationary bike with a desk ontop designed to safely situate the laptop while you get work or play done online. We guess you could make this yourself if you were DIY handy, and we can't yet vouch for the construction of the $229.99 FitDesk, but it does seem like a fun (if you like pedaling, like we do) way to keep moving without standing all day (which we don't like). Our only concern is this may happen:

Not much in the way of tech except for a built-in cycle "computer" to keep track of time, distance and calories burned (an app and smartphone docking station would been preferable). As an apartment dweller, we do like the fold-up option to move and store it away into a corner while not in use.

But note, unlike the video up above, Joe Pesci training guidance is not included with every purchase. If you've already got an exercise bike (gathering dust in the corner), there's also a $79.95 add-on option.

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