Improve your Health, Energy-Level and Productivity In addition to losing weight, improving their health, and extending their lifespan, people who exercise before or during work are happier, suffer less stress, and are more productive. This was discovered in a study performed by the University of Bristol. Free up More Time in Your Day, Use at Work or at Home Get safe and effective exercise while working at your desk, watching TV or any other time when you're sitting and your legs are free. Sweating Is Not Required Pedaling the DeskCycle at one rotation per second on the lowest resistance setting doesn't feel like exercise at all. Yet this will increase your energy expenditure more than using a standing desk. 8 Magnetic Resistance Levels The DeskCycle has more than twice the resistance range of the other pedal exercisers. The 8 calibrated resistance levels go from very easy to more than you need. Smooth Pedal Motion and Whisper-Quiet Operation Magnetic resistance and a precision flywheel make pedaling the DeskCycle an unconscious activity so you can focus on your work or other things. It's also whisper quiet, which lets you to pedal away without distracting your coworkers. Keep the Resistance Low at Your Desk When using the DeskCycle at your desk you should set the resistance level to 3 or less. This low cardio zone increases your energy level and oxygen to your brain without distracting you from your work. Lowest Pedal Height of Any Under Desk Exercise Bike Because of the low pedal height, DeskCycles work at shorter desks than any other under desk bike. The DeskCycle can be used at a 27 inch desk by a person who is 5' 8" or shorter. The DeskCycle-2 can be used at a 27 inch desk by a person who is 5' 10" or shorter.