Look at this photo. JUST LOOK.
Oh yes, that is exactly what you think it is. Victoria Beckham, complete with scary-high heels and ubër pout, working away at her computer. While also walking on a treadmill.
My reactions to this photo were as follows:
– “What? WHAT? How is she walking and working at the same time? Is she really even concentrating on her work? Because for normal people, concentrating on work properly + walking on treadmill = giant, giant, Youtube-worthy faceplant into treadmill.”
– “I suppose Victoria Beckham isn’t really normal people, so this makes sense. Case in point, she is wearing what looks like 9-inch heeled boots in that photo. While walking. On the treadmill.”
– “You really shouldn’t mix exercise and heels, come to think of it. Foot problems, and all that. But as if VB would be caught dead mixing fashionable corporate gear with runners.”
– “Is that even her house? It must be. VB already has the world’s hottest husband and the world’s cutest daughter and the world’s best fashion line to ever be released by a celebrity, so why wouldn’t she have the world’s most intriguing invention?”
– *actually reads Twitter caption* “Oh, no, she’s just gone visiting the Conde Nast London office. Well, I forgive her for not having runners on hand. Wait – what kind of office is now introducing treadmill desks? Is my office going to introduce treadmill desks? Faceplants, here I come.”
Within about 10 minutes of VB’s fitness picture hitting Twitter, I already had quite a few messages from friends and colleagues. Most of them were obsessing over the heels-on-treadmill thing, but others were commenting on the potential brilliance of having a treadmill incorporated into your desk.