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Feeling a bit...slow? We hear you. Staying active throughout the day is tough, especially if you spend most of your time in an office or at home. If only there was a way to get quality exercise at your desk when you’re working on a computer or sitting on your couch! Or maybe you've spent the past couple of months having too much fun, overindulging on cocktails and cookouts and packing on a few extra pounds.
Enter the Cubii, Jr., a silent and compact elliptical that slips right under your desk, so you can use it while you work, read the news, play a video game or hang on social media (or shop — hint, hint). And guess what? The Cubii, Jr. Compact Seated Elliptical with Monitor & Non Slip Mat is on sale for $200 at QVC! This special bundle includes two freebies: a nonslip workout mat and a display monitor that tracks number of strides, calories burned, time, distance, and RPM (revolutions per minute).Purchased separately, all that would run you a not-so-cool $298.
"I’m completely shocked with the quality of this little machine. I’m one of the many I’m sure who is now working from home on a permanent basis and it’s really easy to be sedentary. Having this under my desk has been a life saver for keeping my body moving while sitting. I wasn’t looking for weight loss or toning but that’s an added bonus with this machine,” says a happy reviewer.
How it works
The Cubii Jr. might be small, but it can make a big difference on your overall health if you spend most of your day sitting down. It’s designed to deliver eight levels of resistance with very little impact to your joints, so you can increase your strength and activity throughout your work day or even while watching TV at home.
The under-desk elliptical is built for a smooth, low-impact workout. It’s so quiet, some reviewers said they use it while on conference calls!
“This Cubii has eased the pain and stiffness on my knees by a lot. Kudos to whoever invented this item, as I can stay active while sitting through many virtual meetings,” writes a reviewer. “Even a rheumatologist was impressed by the positive outcomes from using this.”
The machine is small but mighty: It even features Bluetooth connectivity, so you can keep track of your progress and set goals with the Cubii smartphone app or sync it with a Fitbit.
“The COVID lockdowns have left me larger and softer than I’m accustomed to, so when I saw this I thought I’d give it a try,” says a satisfied shopper. “Because of the size, I was skeptical. I’m a power-walker and a swimmer; therefore, I was concerned it might not be enough of a machine to make a difference. Boy, was I wrong! It’s excellent for cardio AND toning,” they write. “Once you get the hang of it, you can target many areas by simply changing the position of your legs and/or upper body. Add some lightweight dumbbells and you’ve got yourself an excellent workout!”
It’s also great for older folk who need a little activity boost. “My sister and I bought this for my dad who is 87 years old. Overall he is in good shape, eats healthy and he’s not overweight but he was beginning to have pain in his lower back, legs and hips. He has always been active but because of COVID-19 he is not able to go to the indoor track and we don’t like him walking in the street. He has been using this machine between 30 to 45 a day minutes 4 to 5 days a week while watching TV. This has helped his back, legs and hips significantly. He no longer takes Advil to manage his pain. This machine has helped tremendously,” says a five-star reviewer.
If you’re looking for a way to stay active without leaving your desk, then the Cubii, Jr. is a great pick. It’s a must-have for professionals, those who need a low impact way to get moving and improve their health, and even for just lounging at home. One reviewer added, “Working from home just became so much better. Now I don’t feel as guilty sitting all day. Easy to set up and easy to use. Helps with restless legs at night too. Buy it. You’ll love it.”
Be sure to get yours before it sells out!
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