– 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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2018 Flow Fitness DTM2500 Foldable Treadmill Running Fitness MachineMax user weight 160 kg 145 x 52cm running deck Smart Wheel control 16 x Easy Reach Quick Keys Computer Display 7″ Total programs 29 Manual program 1 Preset programs … Read More
ABEXCEED® HYDRAULIC TREADMILL WITH MP3 INPUT
- 12 Programs
- 3 Level Incline
- Smooth Linear 1.75 HP Motor
- 0.8 – 12km/h speed
- Pulse Sensors
- MP3 Input
- Built-in speakers
- Quick Speed Keys
- Folds compact
- Safety clip
- Max-Grip running belt
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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.
BH Fitness RC09 G6180 Motorised Foldable Treadmill
- Treadmill for advanced running in the comfort of your home.
- Engine with 4.0 hp / 2.25 hp (peak/continuous) provides a top speed of 22 km/h
- Comfortable running thanks to a XXL running surface (55cm x 155cm)
- Sturdy frame and orthopedic running belt with shock absorption
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.
Care Fitness Unisex Fast Runner 22 Kph Running and Sprinting Treadmill, Black
Lightening fast and super responsive 5hp Rapid-Shift motor with life time warranty. (terms apply).
Extremely fast acceleration and deceleration.
Care Soft Impact System which includes a cushioned deck and incline suspension which absorbs 40% more impact than most other treadmills on the market.
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