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July 26th, 2007

The treadmill is an indoor running machine that can help you improve your cardiovascular fitness. It’s one of the most popular pieces of fitness equipment used in the gym or at home.
The treadmill can help you to get the maximum benefit from your cardiovascular session within the time you have available. You don’t have to worry about the weather, pollution, road surfaces, uneven terrain, pedestrians or road users.

When you’re on the treadmill you’re in control of your session. You can repeat a session and compare your performances. You can run at the exact pace you want to or within specific heart rate zones. You can even watch TV while you’re exercising.

The treadmill is a very versatile machine and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities. It has even been embraced by the sporting profession. Most Premiership footballers and top athletes have used a treadmill at some point. They are excellent for getting fit and staying that way.

  • Pre-programmed functions

  • Variable running speeds, typically from 1 mph to 12 mph

  • Incline, typically from 0.5% to 15%

  • Cushioned running deck that absorbs impact

  • Display console that can typically show elapsed time, calories burned, heart rate, distance, speed and incline

  • Fold away mechanism or fixed

  • Safety cut-off switch

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