– Where did treadmills begin?
The forerunner of exercise treadmills was designed to diagnose heart and lung disease. The first was invented by Dr. Robert Bruce and Wayne Quinton at the University of Washington in 1952. Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper’s research on the benefits of aerobic exercise was published in 1968. His research provided a medical argument to support the commercial development of the home treadmill.
- A large wheel turned by the weight of people or animals treading on steps fitted into its inner surface, formerly used to drive machinery.
- A device used for exercise, consisting of a continuous moving belt on which to walk or run.
- A job or situation that is tiring or boring and from which it is hard to escape.
Among the users of treadmills, today are medical facilities including:
- Rehabilitation centers
- Medical and physiotherapy clinics
- Institutes of higher education)
- Sports clubs
- Biomechanics Institute
- Orthopedic shoe shops
- Running shops
- Olympic training centres
- Fire-training centers
- Test facilities and training rooms of police and army
- Gyms and even home users.
For athletes, larger and more stable treadmills are necessary. Sprinters reach with some weight relief temporarily speeds of up to 45 km/h must therefore run on a large deck of up to 300 cm in length and have up to 100 cm width.
At high physical exertion and increased risk of falling a fall stop unit is required to prevent a fall of the subjects or patients. This fall stop device is usually implemented by a safety arch on which a rope is attached to an electrical switch. A harness bears the subject preventing from falling and shuts down the running belt.
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ABEXCEED® TREADMILL HYDRAULIC FOLDING WITH MP3 INPUT AND BUILT-IN SPEAKERS LED DISPLAY RUNNING MACHINE MOTORISED TREADMILL 1.75 HP MOTOR WEIGHT LOSING MACHINE COMES WITH “FREE” AEROBIC TWIST DISC
We all know the drill with a treadmill. It comes to your house in a giant box, somehow looks even larger when unpacked and ends up hogging half a room or sitting unused in the garage. The Abexceed is built for your world.
It’s an everyday, durable treadmill ready to kick start your cardio. If you’re looking to maximise your living area, its lightweight materials and clever design make it easy to fold and store in a tight space. Rollers mean you won’t need a team of sled dogs to move it, either.
It’s got all the bells and whistles you’d expect in a treadmill – an LED display, Quick Speed Keys, Drink Holder and Pulse Sensors to track your progress. The Abexceed even has MP3 Input so you can enjoy your favourite tunes through the built-in speakers. Thanks to the smooth Linear 1.75 HP motor it has a top speed of up to 12 km/h. You’ll be inspired by the 12 programs, and can challenge yourself with three levels of incline.
Sale!not rated £519.99 – £569.99
ANCHEER Folding Treadmill Machine for Gym/Home/Running/Walking
【Bluetooth APP Control】:Make Your Running Time Smart. G-Fit APP control treadmill will be your personal daily trainer. Gaining control of G-Fit APP along with all of its privileges, you can EASILY detect and optimize your physical health.
【Two-position Incline】: With a maximum speed of 8.6MPH(note:treadmill show KPH)2 manual incline levels (3% and 5%) and twelve pre-set programmes,there are many options for a varied workout. More incline, more calories burn.
【Low Noise】: Driven by a delicate motor working stably at extreme silence and low power-consumption.Workout upstairs, sleep downstairs.
ANCHEER S8500 Treadmill APP Control, New Electric Motorised Treadmill Machine Folding Running Machine with 2 Levels Manual Incline
APP CONTROL: the treadmill can be connected to smartphone through Bluetooth, compatible with IOS and Android system. App helps you make a workout plan and track training statistics.
HIGH POWERED SPEAKERS: music makes keep a good movement state.No need headphones with the incredible sound quality of the powered speakers.
PERSONALIZED OPERATION: First one, the treadmill provides APP control. Through the phone Bluetooth connected with the treadmill Bluetooth, you can adjust the movement mode of the phone. After running, easily get your exercise data and develop a suitable exercise plan. Android, IOS system can be used. Second, follow the conventional method directly adjust the speed on the treadmill to obtain movement information.
Body Sculpture Manual Treadmill – Grey/Black, One Size
Built to Last. – Tubular Steel Constructed Frame for durability.
Easy Storage. – Folds for easy storage with transport wheels for easy movement when not in use.
Made For You. – Anti-slip grips on the base.
Branx Fitness Foldable ‘Elite Runner Pro’ Soft Drop System Treadmill – 23km/h – 6.5hp – 0-22 Level Auto incline – Body Fat Readout – Free Twister Included
Soft Drop System & Easy Move, 23km/h max speed (14.3mph), 3.5 CHP motor, 6.5hp Peak, 0-22 Level auto incline, 19 Programs, 160kg max user weight.
Foldable treadmill with cushioned ‘Dual Shock 10-Point Absorption System’. Quality assurance & zero defect production rates. Branx Fitness excels in product quality & reliability.
Large & Clear 5.5″ LCD interface displays Speed, Distance, Time, Calories, Pulse, Incline & features 19 Built In Programs & MP3 socket with high quality speakers.
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Charles Bentley Premium Motorised Electric Treadmill FOLDING Running Machine LIGHTWEIGHT 14KM/H Speed 12 Workout Programs 1688W 2.25HP (Peak) Motor LED Display 12 Month Warranty
Features: Mains powered (UK Plug), 12 workout programs, Speed range: 0.8-14km/h Top Speed, LCD console display: program, speed, time, distance, calories and heart rate, Powerful Motor: 1688W, Adjustable manual incline 0%-15% (Max), Emergency stop cord for added safety.
Anti-shock and anti-slip running base, Automatic hydraulic folding arm, Easy to grip handlebars monitor heart rate, Body mass index analyser, Safety lock function, Folding design for easy storage, Transport wheels, Water holder, In-built speakers, MP3 jack connector, USB input, Solid construction, 1.25HP continuous -(2.25HP peak)
Materials: Iron steel for main frame, PU/PVC plastic, Foam soft grip handle Dimensions: Built size: H150 x W75.5 x D165cm
Confidence Gtr Power Pro Motorised Treadmill
1km/h to 12km/h speed – start building your fitness by walking, and progress up to a run at your own pace
Multi function large LED Display showing speed, distance, time, calories, heart rate and scan between all, Heart rate monitor (only use when at walking speeds to avoid falling)
Adjustable incline; 3 incline levels to add a new dimension to your run
Sale!not rated £249.99 – £289.99
DK-19 Manual Incline Auto Lubricating Endeavour Treadmill
6 Level Shock Absorption feature prevents impact on knees, Pulse sensors on Handle Bars. Dual Layered Running Board support greater weight.
Speed: 1.0 – 14.0 KM/H (Speed adjustable from handlebars) Powerful 1.75 HP Motor actual output. Running Area Dimensions: 1200 x 400 MM
12 different programs, LCD Monitor that displays :Time, speed, distance, heart rate, calories
not rated £499.00
DKN Eco Run Treadmill – Black
Motor: 1.75 CHP (2.25 HP Peak); Speed Range: 0.5-10mph (0.8-16kph) with 5 Quick Speed Keys;
Incline: 12 Levels with 5 Quick Incline Keys; Running Area: 42cm (16.5″) x 125cm (49.2″);
Console: Slim, Flat LCD Display; 15 Programmes; Available Tablet App: DKN-Run, DKN iWorld;
not rated £699.00
DKN EzRun Treadmill
Premium quality treadmill for serious training! Extra wide (52cm / 20.5″) running belt with length of 140cm (55″) provides ample space for even the tallest of users. True 1.75 HP continuous duty motor (3.5 HP Peak) provides a top speed of 20 km/h (12.5 mph).
0-12% motorised incline functionality – Perfect for jogging at high incline and burning through calories & weight loss! Select speed and incline using the Quick Keys on the console for interval training, and use the handlebar controls for safer adjustments as you run.
Cushioning System reduces impacts on joints and provides support so you run stably and comfortably on the generous sized running deck. Thick running belt offering good grip. Fold the deck up when not in use to take up less space at home. Get the treadmill out of the box and ready to use faster as it comes 95% pre-assembled!