Desk bikes – the Tour de Your House

03 Oct
Desk bikes – the Tour de Your House

My friend and colleague Laura Ripper talks about her desk bike in this interesting article.

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Last Wednesday was National Fitness Day in the UK.

Keeping fit’s a doddle if you work from home, isn’t it? You start the day with yoga. Go swimming at lunchtime. On sunny days you put down your pen (or keyboard) and head to the hills for a long walk – because you’re your own boss and you can do what you want.


It’s not always easy to find time to exercise when you’ve got a business to run.

You might rather keep working on something you’re really enjoying. There’s only you to get the work done, so sometimes you need to keep going to meet all your deadlines. And there isn’t always enough time to go to the gym and be there to sort out [insert home repair job of your choice]. Today, for example, the plumber’s here in the morning and the electrician’s coming in the afternoon. (Stop…

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Posted by on October 3, 2017 in Uncategorized


2 responses to “Desk bikes – the Tour de Your House

  1. Rebecca Foster

    October 3, 2017 at 11:26 am

    I am seriously tempted. At the moment I usually manage half an hour on the cross trainer five days a week, but that will tail right off as we hit the winter months since the machine is in an unheated addition off the back of the house. Though my intentions are good, I’ve never taken up any other sort of long-term exercise.

    Looks like the name brand goes for £150, while there are a range of other rickety-looking options for more like £30 on Amazon. I’ll give it some thought and research. Thanks for sharing!

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    • Liz Dexter

      October 3, 2017 at 8:26 pm

      I’m glad you found the article useful and interesting, I was also pleased Laura wrote about it as I’ve known about her desk bike for ages but this pulled all the info together.



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