Things to Keep in Mind:
- Where’s the remote? You’ll find the remote tucked into a pocket packed securely within the center piece of Styrofoam.
- Positioning: Make sure your knees are LOWER than your hips. We want you to feel engagement of your calves, quads, hamstrings and core but not your hips.
- Speed: Start out slowly. Keep your speed between .9 and 1.3mph. This lets you remain easily conversational without being winded.
- Muscle Engagement: These speeds sound slow, but because the miniTREAD is motorized and you are seated, it feels like a cross between a bicycle and a treadmill. Try lifting your legs higher as you step for a more intense experience!
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Frequently Asked Questions
The miniTREAD is a way to stay fit while you sit. While seated at your desk, on the couch or at your kitchen table, the miniTREAD helps to burn calories while you ‘walk’. It weighs about 23 lbs and is compact, at 20” x 20’.
The motorized movement helps keep you motivated for continued use and movement becomes automatic — almost like being on autopilot.
The miniTREAD is motorized. Most exercise bikes and ellipticals are not. The motion can best be described as a hybrid of a treadmill and a bike. This allows your calves, hamstrings, quads and core to all be engaged, yet the miniTREAD is much easier and more comfortable to use.
Even 10 minutes can help you feel more energetic. How long you use it daily depends upon your physical stamina. We recommend starting out slowly and working your way up.
The miniTREAD weighs only about 23 lbs. Most people store it under their desk or next to their favorite chair when they watch TV.
Consulting with a medical professional is always recommended before beginning any exercise regime. Because the miniTREAD is used from a seated position in your own chair, it is considered safe to use by many physicians. You do need to be able to lift your legs to use it. WARNING: NEVER STAND on the miniTREAD® equipment. USE ONLY WHILE SEATED.
The miniTREAD remote control will track speed, distance, steps, calories and time. Our goal is to sync with smartphones as well as most of the popular wearables, such as the Fitbit and Apple Watch. This feature will be forthcoming in an app in 2021.
Many people say using the miniTREAD enhances their focus. Because you’re in a comfortable, seated position and you control the speed, it’s easy to concentrate and stay on task.
Replacement units are available on our website: www.onthemuv.com or by contacting support@Onthemuv.com
The miniTREAD has a power cord that plugs into a standard outlet. The remote control is wired and requires no batteries. The miniTREAD equipment has a manual on/off switch on the unit, however the speed is controlled through the remote control.
The miniTREAD is available for purchase with a 30 day guarantee including return postage. The credit will appear to your method of payment following receipt of the unit in working order in its original packaging.
We also offer an extended warranty through Safware® for both a 2-Year term or 3-Year term. These warranties cover Accidental Damage and Handling as well as other risk factors. Visit our Extended Warranties Page for more information!
Results will vary. Many people say they notice the benefits right away such as more energy, focus and alertness. We’d love to hear your experiences and feedback!
Absolutely! On average, one burns between 2 and 3 calories per minute, depending upon the speed and incline.
You’ll find the remote tucked into a pocket packed securely within the center piece of Styrofoam.