I find it hard to make time to workout every day. This is especially true during the week when I’m at work all day and then come home and want to work on Gadgeteer stuff. I’ve often fantasized that I could plug into a machine that would work out my body for me while I do more enjoyable things like watch TV, surf the web or read a book. Unfortunately, there isn’t such a machine (yet), but the Cubii under-desk elliptical trainer looks like an interesting alternative. It’s a mini exercise device that interfaces with a mobile app to track your calorie burn and distance. It’s a quiet device that has been designed to be used at the office where you typically sit for hours without moving around. It’s obviously not going to give you a strenuous workout, but it claims to provide incidental exercise throughout the day that can improve energy and help burn extra calories. The Cubii was a successfully funded Kickstarter project that recently earned over $293,000. Now they are selling Cubiis through their website for $347. What do you think? Would you use one of these machines under your desk?
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