I'm an Internet addict. When I'm not taking care of Bo, I'm typically working on the computer in some capcity. Whether it is grading papers for my online job, writing blog posts, responding to emails, editing photos, or reading blogs, I typically fill my "Bo-free time" with computer usage.
In many ways, this is a good thing. I love the computer and I love that I have the opportunity to work from home on the Internet. But, being on the computer is a very sedentary hobby. Or at least it use to be, until this box arrived in the mail on Tuesday.
The SurfShelf mounts on nearly any elliptical, treadmill, stairstepper, or stationary bike! We have both an elliptical and a treadmill at home but chose to mount the SurfShelf on our treadmill for numerous reasons. Here it is, all setup and ready to go!
I'm the type that needs to be distracted while working out. If I'm just walking or ellipticaling and watching the time go by, well, time seems to go very slowly. Over the years I've tried many things to distract myself. At EIU, there were mounted TV's that were great! At our local gym, I always brought a magazine for my time on the cardio machines. Since I began trying to meet my fitness goals at home, I've used books on CD, the TV, and magazines. But the SurfShelf, my friends, is the answer to all of my prayers. I tried the SurfShelf out last night (isn't this the most attractive picture of me ever? haha! Obviously, I don't worry too much about my looks when I'm working out at home...) and I absolutely love this!! I was able to easily scroll through my Google Reader, check the status updates on Facebook and Twitter, and even type a Tweet, all while walking. I don't think I could type while running, but I could definitely read or watch a DVD. I don't see myself grading essays on the treadmill either (too much concentration) but for every day surfing, this is perfect! Now I have no excuse not to walk! I can surf and exercise at the same time!!
SurfShelf has graciously agreed to giveaway one SurfShelf to a lucky reader! All you need to do is head over to SurfShelf and then leave a comment telling me about how you would benefit from this product.
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